Dr Van Shore

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Dr Van Shore

Van is a member of the Faculty of Theology and specialises in the following areas: Biblical Studies .


Van is married to Heazle and they have two adult children, Ben married to Lani and Amy married to Seng.  Van loves to laugh and celebrate with others their uniqueness in God and enjoys walking, bird watching, tennis and good food. He has almost 20 years of pastoral ministry and teaching experience.

In 2009, Van was selected along with a number of New Testament scholars throughout Australia to write a chapter in The Content and Setting of the Gospel Tradition (Eerdmans, 2010). Dr Mark Harding and Dr Alana Nobbs co-edited the work.  Van's chapter was called "The Titles of Jesus".

In 2011, Van also authored two books: The Art of Not Disappearing (River Publishing, UK), and in 2011-2012, while living in Bangkok, he wrote his second book, The Art of Not Getting Lost on the Way Home.  This was prior to joining the staff at the Alphacrucis College.  

Research Interests

Exegetical work on the New Testament, particularly with an emphasis on the Gospels, Paul and the book of Revelation.  Other areas of research which stimulate examination within a Theological frame, relate to Christian Identity and Christian Spirituality. These areas relate very much to what it means to be an authentic human being. In addition, Encountering God through the Prayers of the Bible.

Academic Qualifications


PhD (University of QLD)
Dissertation Title Ears to Hear in the Book of Revelation


MTH (University of QLD)
Dissertation Title More Than a Prophet: John the Baptizer

Selected Publications

Shore, V. (2013). The art of not getting lost in the way home. River Publishing Media Ltd, Kent: UK.

Shore, V. (2011). The art of not disappearing. River Publishing Media Ltd, Kent: UK.

Shore, V. (2010). The Titles of Jesus In Mark Harding; Alana Nobbs, the Content and Setting of the Gospel Tradition (pp. 417-436). William B Eerdmans Publishing Company: Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Office Hours

Monday 12pm -9 pm
Tuesday-Thursday 6:30:00 am- 2:30 pm
Friday [at home] 6:30-400pm

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