Scott Harrower

Lecturer in Christian Thought

Dip Sp (Salamanca), BHSc (Deakin), M Div, Grad Dip Div, MTh (ACT), PhD (Trinity International University)

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Scott is a Ridley graduate and an ordained Anglican minister. He was brought up by missionary parents in Argentina and has wide-ranging ministry experience in several countries. His PhD is in Systematic Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he was supervised by former Ridley Principal, Rev Dr Graham Cole, and worked as Dr Don Carson’s Teaching and Research Assistant. Scott is also a former nurse and has written extensively on how we can relate psychological science and theology for the sake of human flourishing in our churches, including Dawn of Sunday: The Trinity and Trauma-Safe Churches, and God of All Comfort: A Trinitarian Response to the Horrors of this World.

Scott is a globally engaged scholar and a strong student mentor.

Along with teaching Theology, Church History, and Philosophy of religion, he also contributes to our online learning program.

Teaching Areas
Theology, early Christianity, philosophy of religion, mental health.

Research Interests
Scott is published and also regularly presents papers on topics such as early Christianity in Roman contexts, and philosophical responses to the problem of evil. He is currently working on The Cambridge Companion to the Apostolic Fathers (with Michael F. Bird) and The Relevant Trinity (forthcoming, Lexam Press).

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