The Rev. Dr. Robert Derrenbacker


I teach “The Gospel of Mark,” “The Writings of Paul,” and “Jesus in Film” at Thorneloe University in the Department of Religious Studies.

My research interests include the Synoptic Gospels, the Synoptic Problem, the Sayings Gospel Q, Pauline Soteriology, epistolary analysis, ancient literacy and ancient book production.

I have a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies from the Faculty of Theology of the University of St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto.

I have one published monograph (Ancient Compositional Practices and the Synoptic Problem [Leuven: Peeters, 2005]), as well as a number of journal articles, essays and edited books.

I am a Priest in the Anglican Church of Canada. I am also Chair of the Board of the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion, one of the Anglican Communion networks with a membership of over 130 institutions on every continent (except for Antarctica).


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