Director of Postgraduate Studies
Lecturer in Old Testament and Christian Thought
MBBS, BTh, ThD
Rev Dr Andrew Sloane is Lecturer in Old Testament and Christian Thought, and Director of Postgraduate Studies.
Born in Scotland, Andrew was raised in the western suburbs of Sydney. He studied medicine at the University of NSW and practiced briefly as a doctor before training for Baptist ministry at Morling College. He graduated with a BTh in 1990 and a ThD in philosophy and Old Testament studies (1994). Andrew was ordained as a Baptist minister in 1991 and ministered in Sydney and Newcastle before joining the faculty at Ridley (Anglican) College in Melbourne in 1996. He joined the faculty of Morling College in 2002.
His academic interests include Old Testament and Biblical interpretation, philosophical theology, bioethics and epistemology (philosophy) and the integration of theology and other disciplines. He has published in Old Testament and hermeneutics, ethics, philosophy, and theology. His most recent book, Vulnerability and Care (T&T Clark, 2016) explores Christian reflections on the nature and goals of medicine.
Andrew is married to Alison, and they have three adult daughters. They currently attend Northside Baptist Church, with a view to being involved in Northside’s vision of planting churches in the local area. Andrew enjoys walking, body surfing, cooking, reading and listening to music.