Dr U-Wen Low
PhD , BA / BTh (Hons)

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Dr U-Wen Low
Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Program Director - Master of Arts

U-Wen is a member of the Faculty of Theology and specialises in the following areas: Biblical Studies , New Testament , Old Testament .


U-Wen began theological studies at the University of Divinity in 2007, progressing through to an Honours year in 2013 and subsequently beginning his PhD in 2014, completing it in 2017 and graduating in 2018. He has previously worked as a youth pastor at Melbourne's CityLife Church. He is passionate about seeing students develop and grow in their faith and wisdom through studying the Bible and theology. He is married to Danielle, and enjoys a variety of hobbies including woodturning, cycling, bagpipe playing and reading. 

Research Interests

New Testament; Book of Revelation; Postcolonialism; Visual Exegesis; Performance Criticism; Pentecostal Theology; Greco-Roman History; Archaeology

Academic Qualifications


PhD (University of Divinity (Whitley College))
Dissertation Title Revelation as Drama: Reading and Interpreting Revelation through the lens of Greco-Roman Performance


BA / BTh (Hons) (University of Melbourne / University of Divinity)
Dissertation Title Framing Revelation as Drama

Selected Publications

U-Wen Low (2019). An Apocalypse That Welcomes Others? Reading Revelation Peacefully In Anthony Rees, Things that Make for Peace: Traversing Text and Tradition (forthcoming) (pp. ). Lexington Books.

U-Wen Low (2014). ‘What have the Romans ever done for us?’ Postcolonialism, mimicry and hidden transcripts in the book of Revelation. Pacifica, Volume 27, Issue 3253-270.

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