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Matthew Cairns

Student Support Officer

BN (University of Sydney), MA (Biblical Studies; Booth College Sydney), MA (Theology; Booth College Sydney), MPhil (Current; University of Divinity)

Matt Cairns 

 

Area of Expertise

   Theology
   Ethics

 

Matthew has fulfilled the role of Student Support at Booth College for more than 5 years and enjoys seeing our students achieve their best. Support is given through the study skills course (provided in class and online) and one-on-one support as needed. 

Matthew also works part-time for the Social Justice Department of The Salvation Army Australia Eastern Territory. Previously he was a Registered Nurse for 17 years, working in one of Sydney’s busiest hospitals. He is currently studying towards a Master of Philosophy through the Melbourne University of Divinity in the area of Moral Theology with his thesis titled “Salvation Story: A Narrative Ethics for The Salvation Army”.

Publications

  • ‘iSex – The greatest threat to society,’ in Honour God with your body: A Christian view of human sexuality, Thought Matters vol. 4, 2015.
  • ‘Onward Christian pacifist soldiers,’ in Living as people of hope in a time of despair: A Christian response to evil & suffering, Thought Matters vol. 5, 2016.

Contact Information

e| matt.cairns@boothcollege.edu.au
p| 02 9502 0432