Dr Rob Fringer

Principal & Lecturer in Biblical Studies and Biblical Language, Nazarene Theological College
BA, MA (Theol), PhD (Manchester)

Dr Rob A. Fringer is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene with over 20 years of pastoral experience in various capacities and in a variety of areas including youth, adult discipleship and community outreach. He began his doctoral studies through Nazarene Theological College in 2010 and his thesis looked at Paul’s Christophanic experience (Damascus Road Experience) and how Paul referenced it to shape the church’s eschatological identity.

Rob is also a Lecturer in Language, Literature & Culture in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Flinders University and an Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, University of Queensland. He is a Research Fellow and a member of the Australasian Centre for Wesleyan Research.

  • 2019

    Paul’s Corporate Christophany: An Evaluation of Paul’s Christophanic References in Their Epistolary Contexts

    Pickwick Publications, 2019

  • 2018

    Engaging the Story of God

    Frameworks for Lay Leadership Series. Edited by Rob A. Fringer. Lenexa, KS: Global Nazarene Publications, 2018

  • 2015

    Theology of Luck: Fate, Chaos, & Faith

    Co-authored with Jeff K. Lane. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 2015

Book Chapters and Refereed Articles
  • 2019

    Exploring the Nexus between Academic Freedom and Ecclesial Expectations

    Rob Fringer. and Dean G. Smith. In Wondering about God Together: Research Led Learning and Teaching in Theological Education. Sydney: SCD Press, 2018

  • 2017

    Dying to be the Church: 1 Corinthians 15 and Paul’s Shocking Revelation about Death and Resurrection

    Evangelical Review of Theology 41.2 (2017): 174-184

  • 2015

    The Antithetical Identity of the Philippian Opponents and Paul’s Shaping of Eschatological Identity

    Aldersgate Papers 11 (2015): 94-106