Mark O’Brien OP, BSc, STB, LSS, DTheol

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Mark O’Brien is a Dominican Friar (Order of Preachers) who lectures in biblical studies both at YTU and CTC in the University of Divinity. He has also lectured at the National Catholic Institute of Theology in Karachi, Pakistan and at Blackfriars College, University of Oxford and worked at the Catholic Institute of Sydney.

While he has offered units on most areas of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament over the years, his particular focus is biblical narrative.

Recent Publications

Restoring the Right Relationship: The Bible on Divine Righteousness. Adelaide: ATF Press, 2014.

Discerning the Dynamics of Jeremiah 1–25 (MT). Adelaide: ATF Press, 2017.

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Semester 2 – starts Monday 29th July 2024

Most classes commence the week starting 29th July 2024. We are looking forward to welcoming our new and current students back with both Face to Face and Online classes. Please do not hesitate to contact one of the staff below, if you have any questions.Coursework...

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