Dr Ed Parker
- 2004 Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Newcastle
- 1991 Master of Arts (Research), La Trobe University of Melbourne
- 1986 Bachelor of Education Studies, Queensland University
- 1982 Master of Arts, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA
- 1959 Bachelor of Arts, Avondale College, NSW (via Pacific Union College)
At Newcastle I lecture in biblical studies including Old and New Testaments.
My special interests are:
Old and New Testaments, biblical languages including Hebrew, Aramaic and koine (Hellenistic) Greek, hermeneutics, the history of biblical interpretation and Ancient Near Eastern archaeology.
Refereed Journal Articles
Kiki, Gwayaweng & Edmund A. Parker (2008) "Issues in Seminary Education for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Papua New Guinea" Journal of Religious Education, Australian Catholic University, Vol 56(2) pp. 32-39.
Parker, E. "Useful Tools or Questions of Control," Australian EJournal of Theology, Pentecost 2007 Edition, Issue 10, ISSN 1448 - 6326, [13 pages].
Parker, E. "Indoctrination: Still Alive and Well", Australian EJournal of Theology, February 2006, Issue 6, ISSN 1448 - 32, [20 pages].
Parker, E. "Reading, 'Riting and 'Rithmetic: Towards an Inclusivist Model of Reading" Colloquium 38/2 (2006):158-172.
Parker, E. (1968) "A Note on the Chronology of 2 Kings 17:1" Andrews University Seminary Studies, pp. 129-133.
2004 "Toward a More Inclusivist Reading of Sacred Texts" [Paper presented at AASR Conference in Sydney]
2000 Fisher, Howard and E. Parker (2000) "The Fate of Nature: Eschatology and Environment" [Paper presented at ANZATS/ANZTS Conference in Christchurch NZ]
1997 Fisher, Howard and Harwood Lockton & E. Parker "Key Ecojustice Principles: A Geographic Perspective" [Paper presented at an EarthBible Conference in Adelaide]
During 2007 - 2009 I have written over thirty book reviews for TBR = Theological Book Review.
Parker, E. (2004) Toward an Inclusivist Reading of Text: Educational Implications from the Reading and Interpretation of Biblical Narrative. Unpublished thesis for Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
Parker, E. (1991) Islands and Bridges: A Study in Seventh-day Adventist Hermeneutics (beginning in 1844 and ending in 1957). Unpublished thesis for Master of Arts (Research), La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.
Parker, E. (1981) Studies in Use of Blood in the Old Testament. Unpublished minor thesis for Master of Arts (Religion), Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA.
Theses supervised (completed)
1998 MTh for Avondale College, Cooranbong "The Identity of the 'I' in the Confessions of Jeremiah"
2004 BTh(Hons) for St Mark's CSU "Esther: A Comedy of Feasts? > A Caricature of Life"
2008/9 PhD for St Mark's and UTC (CSU) "WOKABAUT-KARIKULUM: A Community Praxis for Theological Education Training in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea"