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Andrew Picard lectures in Systematic Theology and Applied Theology at Carey Baptist College. Andrew has published in the areas of Christian Doctrine, Baptist theology and history, theology and culture, Post-Settler Pākehā theology, and theology and disability. Andrew is especially interested in the intersection of theology and culture which engages him in interdisciplinary research and public theology. Along with teaching, Andrew is working on his PhD which explores Colin Gunton’s trinitarian theology and Zygmunt Bauman’s social theory. Andrew is a registered Baptist Minister, Co-President of New Zealand Baptist Research and Historical Society, Associate Editor of The Pacific Journal of Baptist Research, and on the Editorial Board of Archer Press. Andrew is married to Margaret, who is a New Zealand Sign Language Interpreter, and they have two daughters.
Bachelor of Theology (Hons) (University of Auckland)
Diploma of Pastoral Leadership (Carey Baptist College)
Doctor of Philosophy Candidate (University of Otago)
Memberships and Affiliations
- Associate Editor, Pacific Journal of Baptist Research
- Editorial Panel for Archer Press
- Editorial Board Member of The Journal of Theological Interpretation
- Co-President of New Zealand Baptist Research and Historical Society
- Member of the Systematic Theology Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (STAANZ)
- Christian Doctrine/Systematic Theology
- Applied Theology
- Baptist Theology
- Christian Leadership
- Trinity/Doctrine of God
- Baptist Theology
- The theology of Colin Gunton
- Theology and culture
- Post-Settler Pākehā identity and theology
Andrew Picard is lecturer in Systematic Theology and Applied Theology at Carey Baptist College. Andrew has published research on Baptist theology, the atonement, theology and culture, theology and disability, and post-settler Pākehā identity and theology. He and Myk Habets have recently co-edited Theology and the Experience of Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Down Under.
- Colin Gunton’s Trinitarian Theology of Culture for the Church in Liquid Modernity
- T&T Clark Companion to Colin Gunton (with Myk Habets)
- Revelation and the Quest for Post-Settler Pākehā Identity and Theology
- “Church Responses to Social Issues in Depression New Zealand.” The New Zealand Journal of Baptist Research 9 (2004): 24-48.
- “A Conflict of Ideologies: New Zealand Baptist Public Discourse on the Vietnam War.” The Pacific Journal of Baptist Research 1 (2005): 53-70.
- “Be the Community: Baptist Ecclesiology in the Context of Missional Church.” The Pacific Journal of Baptist Research 5 (2009): 27-69.
- “An Interview with Andrew Picard” In The Big Picture: Building Blocks of a Christian Worldview. Brian Harris (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2015).
- “Understanding Culture” with Philip Halstead. In Integrative Theology: Word, Work and World in Conversation. Phillip Halstead and My Habets (Auckland: Archer Press, 2015), 65-85.
- Theology and the Experience of Disability. Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Voices Down Under. Foreword by Marva Dawn. Eds. Andrew Picard and Myk Habets. London: Routledge Ashgate, 2016.
- “No Longer Strangers: Disabled Ontology and the Church as Meaningful Community in Liquid Modernity.” In Theology and the Experience of Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Voices Down Under, 53-72.
- “‘On the Way and In the Fray’ in Aotearoa: A Pākehā’s Covenantal Reflections from the Context of a Treaty People.” The Pacific Journal of Baptist Research 11 (2016): 44-58.
- “Christ and Creation,” with Myk Habets and Eric Flett. In Evangelical Calvinism 2. Eds. Myk Habets and Bobby Grow (Eugene Or.: Wipf and Stock, forthcoming).
- “Colin Gunton’s Doctrine of Atonement.” In The T & T Clark Companion to the Atonement. Ed. Adam Johnson (New York: T&T Clark, forthcoming).
- “Forgiveness as Unbelonging: Revelation and the Quest for Post-Settler Pākehā Identity.” In The Art of Forgiveness. Ed. Phillip Halstead (forthcoming).
- 2003: Annual Prize as Best Student in Theology at Auckland University
- 2003: Senior Scholarship in Theology at Auckland University
- 2004: Senior Scholarship in Theology at Auckland University
- 2004: Fowlds Memorial Prize as Most Distinguished Student in the Faculty of Theology at Auckland University