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Aaron Chalmers

Academic Director

About Aaron

Dr. Aaron Chalmers is head of the School of Ministry, Theology and Culture. His role includes academic leadership and management of the School, lecturing, and (occasionally) writing. He is a well-regarded lecturer, who teaches in the field of Old Testament and hermeneutics, and is passionate about helping Christians to engage with the Hebrew Scriptures. He does this through his lecturing in class, preaching in churches, and writing books which equip people with the knowledge and skills they need to be better interpreters of the biblical text. He is married and has four school-age children. He supports Port Power in the AFL but has no hobbies as he has no spare time..

Subjects Taught

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
Pentateuch Exegesis
Prophets Exegesis

Recent Publications

Chalmers, A. “The Influence of Cognitive Biases on Biblical Interpretation,” Bulletin for Biblical Research 26/4 (2016): 467-480.

Chalmers, A. Interpreting the Prophets. London: SPCK and Downers Grove: IVP, 2015.

You can contact Aaron on (08) 8373 8777

Roles

  • Academic Director
  • Dean of Ministry, Theology & Culture
  • Senior Lecturer

About

  • Currently completing a book manuscript focused on everyday life in Old Testament times
  • Aaron is a former student of Tabor who met his wife while studying here
  • Interested in pop culture and the Christian faith, and reading graphic novels

Location

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Graduate Diploma in Ministry
  • Bachelor of Theology (Honours)