Brendan Byrne SJ




Brendan Byrne, SJ, taught New Testament for over three decades at Jesuit Theological College, Parkville, Victoria. While the chief focus of his academic research has been upon the Letters of Paul, especially Romans, he has published works for wider audiences on the four Gospels, including The Hospitality of God (on Luke; revised ed. 2015), Life Abounding (on John; 2014). Freedom in the Spirit: An Ignatian Retreat with St. Paul appeared in 2016. A member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission (Rome) 1990-96, he is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and Professor Emeritus of the University of Divinity (Melbourne). Besides academic teaching and writing he regularly gives workshops to clergy, teachers and parish communities across Australia.

  • MA
  • BD (Hons)
  • DPhil (Oxon)
  • FAHA