Dr. Neil Morrison
BA, PGCE, Grad Dip, MTh, PhD
Neil started out his career as an English teacher before an interest in Theology led him to the College as a post-graduate student in 2010. He went on to complete his PhD under the supervision of Charlie Hadjiev. He has been working as an Associate Lecturer at BBC since 2018 and also lectures part-time at Trinity College, Dublin. Neil is an elder in New Row Presbyterian Church in Coleraine where he worships with his family.
His doctoral research focused on the theme of divine retribution in the book of Chronicles. His research interests include Old Testament ethics, Biblical hermeneutics and the contemporary application of Scripture. In recent years he has given papers at the Society for Old Testament Study and the Irish Biblical Association.
‘Mapping the Chronicler’s Doctrine of Retribution within the Hebrew Bible,’ The Society for Old Testament Study Summer Meeting 2019, Oxford.
‘Chronicles as the things omitted? The utilisation of the Deuteronomistic History in the Chronicler’s Sondergut,’ Institute of Theology Biblical Studies PG Seminar 2017, Belfast.
‘The Chronicler’s delicate juggling act: understanding divergence in the outworking of divine retribution in the book of Chronicles,’ Irish Biblical Association Annual Conference 2017, Dublin.
Retribution in Chronicles: Ideology and Reality, submitted to Queen’s University, Belfast (2018).
‘Restoring the Fortunes of the Nations: rethinking the OAN in the book of Jeremiah,’ Belfast Bible College Insight Magazine Q2, 2021.