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About Robert McIver

Robert McIver began his professional career as a teacher of mathematics in a state high school in Christchurch, New Zealand. Since then, he has been a student, a church pastor and is now a senior lecturer in biblical studies and head of the School of Ministry and Theology at Avondale College of Higher Education, where he has taught since 1988. Among his other roles, Robert is editor of Avondale Academic Press, a husband and a father of two daughters. He has wide research interests and has published in scholarly journals as diverse as New Testament Studies and The Monash Bioethics Review, as well as more popularly oriented journals such as Signs of the Times and Adventist Review. Robert's goal in the classroom is to communicate the excitement of seriously studying the Bible.

Positions

Present Professor, Avondale University College
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Grants

2016 A Study of the Membership of the South Pacific Division
General Conference of SDAs
Role: Contributor
Colleague(s): Dr Peter Beamish [Lead] Dr David Tasker, Dr Kayle de Waal, Dr Kevin Petrie, Dr Lindsay Morton, Prof. Tony Williams
$60,000
2016 Perceptions held by Employees of SDA Organizations of their Relationship to the Mission of the Church.
General Conference of SDAs
Role: Lead
Colleague(s): Prof. Tony Williams, Dr Peter Kilgour, Dr Wendy Jackson, Dr Sherry Hattingh
$252,932
2010 - 2012 Incorporating Student Experience and Transformative Learning into Curriculum Design and Planning of Undergraduate Theological Degrees
ALTC
Role: Contributor
Colleague(s): Prof. Peter Sherlock (Lead); A/Prof. Rob McIver, Prof. Neil Ormerod (ACU), Dr Gerard Moore (CSU), Dr Mark Harding (ACT), Dr Neil Holm (SCD)
$150,000
2011 A Survey to Investigate How Seventh-day Adventist Institutional Employees Perceive their Relationship to the Wider Mission of the Church
The future plans working group of the General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists
Role: Lead
2011 Motives for Tithing amongst Seventh-day Adventist Members, Analysis of Age Related Giving Patterns and Other Tithe-Related Matters
The future plans working group of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Role: Lead
Colleague(s): Stephen Currow
$59,588
2008 Uncovering Theology: The Depth, Reach and Utility of Australian Theological Education
ALTC
Role: Contributor
Colleague(s): Prof. Paul Bierne (Lead), Dr Rob McIver, Prof. Neil Ormerod, Dr Gerard Moore
$100,000
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Courses

  • BBNT46130 Themes in Matthew & John
  • BBNT36110 Exegesis of John

Education

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August 1989 Doctor of Philosophy, Andrews University
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August 1984 Master of Arts, Andrews University
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August 1983 Bachelor of Divinity (Hons), University of London
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November 1981 Bachelor of Arts (Theology), Avondale University College
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December 1976 Diploma of Teaching, New Zealand Department of Education
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February 1975 Bachelor of Science, University of Canterbury
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Contact Information

Lake Macquarie Campus                                              
582 Freemans Drive (P O Box 19),                            
COORANBONG NSW 2265                                                           
AUSTRALIA                     
                                                  
Phone: +61 2 4980 2233                                                                
Fax: +61 2 4980 2118

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Research Works (67)