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Published Date: 11 May 2018

Presentation Date: 10 May 2018

Event: Leon Morris Lecture

Papyrology, Prayer and the Gospel of Matthew

The Leon Morris Lecture is an annual lecture in New Testament studies in memory of Leon Morris, the fifth principal of Ridley College and world-class New Testament scholar.

This lecture explores the theology of prayer in Matthew’s gospel through the lens of the study of ancient papyri. It uses insights from the study of ancient manuscripts and archaeology to shed light on the subject of what the Gospel of Matthew teaches us about prayer.

Dr Michael P. Theophilos is senior lecturer in Biblical Studies and Ancient Languages in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University.

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