Damian Palmer

Sessional Lecturer

BTh(Hons), MTh, PhD
Sessional Lecturer in Uniting Church Studies and Church History
Phone: (02) 8838 8914
Email: dpalmer@csu.edu.au

Damian has worked as a ballet dancer and teacher, an academic administrator in a Theology College, a Congregational Mission Educator worker and coordinator of University Chaplains. He has taught subjects in Mission and Evangelism, Theology and the Arts, Youth Culture and Mission and Christianity and Australian Society. Damian’s current research interests are History and Theology of the Uniting Church in Australia, History of the Ecumenical Movement, Disability and Theology, Missiology, Theology of the laity.


“Learning from ‘Eminent Pagans’: Calvin and the ‘Secular Authors’,” Uniting Church Studies 17/1 (2011) pages 59-67.

“Disability: Consider the Crepe Myrtle”, in Speaking Differently: Essays in Theological Anthropology (Barton Books)