2021 CGAR Conference keynote speakers and presenters

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Keynote Speaker
Assoc Prof Michele Connolly
Lecturer in Biblical Studies
Catholic Institute of Sydney
Assoc Prof Connolly is the Biblical Studies Discipline Coordinator and Lecturer in New Testament at CIS. Her research interests are feminist and narrative biblical studies.
Keynote Speaker
Prof Craig A. Evans
John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins
Houston Baptist University
Prof Evans is well-known for his contribution to work on the Gospels, the Historical Jesus, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and archaeology of the New Testament. He also serves as the Director of the Christian Thinkers Society Fellows Program and Strategic Studies.
Keynote Speaker
Dr Debra Snoddy
Lecturer in Biblical Studies
Catholic Institute of Sydney
Dr Snoddy teaches both the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures at CIS, Sydney. Her areas of interest include Adult Pedagogy, Biblical Christology, Biblical [Pauline] Anthropology, Hermeneutics and Exegesis, and Johannine studies.