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Adam Couchman

Adjunct Lecturer

BTh (Sydney College of Divinity, Australia), BTh (Hons) (Charles Sturt University, Australia), MA in Theology (Nazarene Theological College, UK), ThD (Candidate) (Sydney College of Divinity)


 

 Adam Couchman

Areas of Expertise

Christian Worship
Historical Theology
Christian Holiness
Trinitarian Theology
Christology
Theological Interpretation of Scripture

Captain Adam Couchman has been teaching at Booth College since 2008. He has held various appointments at Booth College in both the School for Officer Training and School for Christian Studies. From 2009 to 2012 he was the Director of the School for Christian Studies. He was commissioned as an Officer, along with his wife Megan, in November, 2003 and since then he has been Corps Officer at Armidale Corps (NSW), Gosford Corps (NSW) and is currently Assistant Training Principal – Administration at the School for Officer Training in Melbourne.

Adam is both a lecturer and alumni of Booth College; having completed his undergraduate degree through the college in 2005. His honours studies, through Charles Sturt University, saw him research the sacramental theology of The Salvation Army. His Masters studies in Christian Holiness were completed with distinction through the Nazarene Theological College in Manchester, UK. Adam is currently working towards his Doctor of Theology through the Sydney College of Divinity where his research is engaged in theological interpretation of Scripture; specifically the worship of Jesus Christ himself.

Adam has taught units in theology and Christian worship and will be teaching, once again, the unit Introduction to Christian Worship. This is a unit that he loves teaching as he sees students year in, year out, engaging in the variety of topics that are explored throughout the unit. 

Publications

  • Sin and its relationship to ‘True Godliness’ in John Calvin’s Institutes  Pages 69-82 Aldersgate Papers 8 2010 
  • "Always Changing, Always the Same: Gregory of Nyssa on Holiness."  Pages 74-89 in Aldersgate Papers 7 2009

Presentations

  • In the image of the Image,  Wesleyan Theological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle Pacific University March, 2013
  • Neither Slave nor Free: The theological foundations of Gregory of Nyssa’s polemic against slavery , St Andrew’s Patristic Symposium St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox College September, 2011
  • Philanthropia, Thought Matters Conference, Booth College of Mission, Upper Hutt, NZ August, 2011

Contact Information

e| adam.couchman@boothcollege.edu.au
p| 02 9502 0432