Lecturer in Biblical Studies

Catholic Institute of Sydney

BATh [Hons], MFSS, MTh, STL, PhD, STD

Dr Debra Snoddy is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies – teaching both the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures – at the Catholic Institute of Sydney in Australia. After completing an honours Baccalaureate in Arts and Theology at the Pontifical University, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Debra continued her post-graduate studies in Theology and Biblical Stuides at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium (KULeuven). There she was awarded a first class Master’s Degree in Theology and an STL in Sacred Scripture. In 2000, she completed a first class Master’s Degree in Family and Sexuality Studies in the Faculty of Medicine of KULeuven, Belgium while completing the Doctoral Programme in the Faculty of Theology that same year.

Debra is a founding member of the SCD Centre for Gospels Research. She is a member of the Research Group for the Study of the Johannine and Pauline Literature at the Faculty of Theology of KULeuven, Belgium as well as the Australian Catholic Biblical Society, the European Biblical Association and also the Irish Biblical Association.

Adult Pedagogy, Biblical Christology, Biblical [Pauline] Anthropology, Hermeneutics and Exegesis, and Johannine studies are Debra’s areas of interest. Her publications include the co-authoring of Parish Pastoral Councils: A Formation Manual, (Dublin: Veritas, 2010) as well as articles for national and international journals.