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Emmanuel Nathan

Key Details

Job title:
Denis Edwards Fellow (2021-22)

Emmanuel Nathan, from 2021-22 the inaugural Monsignor Denis Edwards Visiting Fellow at the LSRI, is Director of the Research Centre for Studies of the Second Vatican Council at the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, Australian Catholic University. Based in Sydney, he is concurrently a senior lecturer in biblical studies and comparative theology. Active in interfaith and ecumenical dialogue, Dr Nathan is involved with the Australian Council of Christians and Jews and, in 2018, was appointed by the Pontifical Commission for Promoting Christian Unity to sit on the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission.

  • Research Interests

    Originally specialising in New Testament studies and early Jewish and Christian origins, Emmanuel’s current research interests are in the hermeneutics and comparative study of sacred texts and traditions in the Abrahamic faiths. Within this he is interested in the relationship between biblical studies and ecotheology. As part of his fellowship, he is working on a monograph which argues for a more interconnected, ecosystemic way of engaging with biblical texts.

  • Education

    Ph.D.    Sacrae Theologiae Doctor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven