Leon Morris and the Cross of Christ




Published Date: 24 Mar 2014

Presentation Date: 21 Mar 2014

Event: Leon Morris Public Lecture

Celebrating the Centenary of Australia’s Foremost Biblical Scholar

Lecture by Rev Neil Bach, introduction by Brian Rosner.

This lecture is to celebrate the centenary birthday of Leon Morris.The lecture explores how and why Leon Morris left the depth of a mining town to mine the depths of the Cross of Christ. More particularly how he took on the theologians of his day to shape the thinking about the Cross of Christ for fifty years. It also looks briefly at the critical and lasting influence Leon Morris had here in Melbourne.

Neil Bach is a Graduate of Ridley Melbourne and has been in Parish Ministry for 36 years. He currently chairs the Leon and Mildred Morris Foundation and has been writing the Biography of Leon Morris since 2008. He has recently concluded his time as Vicar of Forest Hill to complete the final process of the Biography.

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