Curriculum Vitae: Howard N. Wallace
Full Name: Howard Neil Wallace Date of Birth: July 28, 1948
- Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Hons II/I (UNSW) 1970
- Bachelor of Divinity (Sydney) 1977
- Master of Theology (cum laude) (Harvard) 1978
- Doctor of Theology (Harvard) 1983
Church and Professional Experience:
- Civil Engineer, Dept. of Main Roads, NSW 1970-73
- Lecturer in Old Testament, United Theological College, Sydney 1983-93
- Part-time Lecturer in Old Testament, School of Divinity, Sydney Uni. 1983-92
- Professor of Old Testament, UCA Theological Hall, Melbourne 1994-
- Ordained as Minister of the Word, Uniting Church in Australia (UCA), 1983
- Member, UCA Assembly Committee on Homosexuality and the Church 1985-87
- Dean of Chapel, Queen's College, Melbourne University 1994-1996
- Member, UCA Assembly Task Group on Jewish-Christian Relations 1995-1997
- President, United Faculty of Theology, Melbourne, 1996-98
- Member, UCA Assembly Task Group on The Use of the Bible, 1998-2000
- Senior Fellow of Dept. of Fine Arts, Classics and Archaeology, Univ. of Melbourne, 1999-
- Co-editor, Australian Biblical Review, 2001-
- Visiting Scholar, Princeton Theological Seminary, Sept.-Nov. 2001
- President, Fellowship for Biblical Studies, Melbourne, 2002.
- Member, UCA-Jewish Dialogue Group, 2002-
- Chair, Hotham Mission Council, Hotham Mission, North Melbourne, 2003-2006
- Scholar at Large, UCA Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, Semester 1, 2004
- Introductory courses on Old Testament/Hebrew Bible.
- Exegetical courses in Deuteronomy, Genesis, Psalms, and Isaiah; Exilic and Post-exilic literature.
- Chaos and Cosmos; the Psalms and Christian Ministry.
- Elementary and Advanced Hebrew; Hebrew Epigraphy; Introductory Ugaritic.
- I am writing a commentary on selected psalms for the series Readings, which is published by Sheffield Phoenix Press.
- I have been working on an inductive Introduction to the Hebrew Bible in collaboration with Prof. Mark Brett of Whitley College.
- Catholic Biblical Association of Australia
- Society for Biblical Literature (USA)
- Society for Old Testament Studies (UK)
- Fellowship for Biblical Studies, Melbourne
- Listed in Who's Who in Biblical Studies and Archaeology, 2nd ed., 1993.
- Calligraphy Society of Victoria
2000: “Rest for the Earth? Another Look at Genesis 2.1-3” The Earth Story in Genesis, N. Habel and S. Wurst (eds.) (The Earth Bible 2; Sheffield: SAP, 2000) 49-59.Interests: Calligraphy, golf, gardening, watching cricket, reading biography, science fiction and detective stories.
Unique, prophetic and apostolic: six studies on using the Bible, Co-author with C. Ostle et al. (Melbourne: Uniting Church Press, 2000)
2001: “Jubilate Deo omnis terra: God and the earth in Psalm 65” in The Earth Story in Psalms and Prophets, N. Habel and S. Wurst (eds.) (The Earth Bible 4; Sheffield: SAP) 51-64.
“Deuteronomy, the Basis of Union and an act of imagination,” Uniting Church Studies 7/2 (2001) 1-10.
2003: "Finding a way to speak to God: prayer and the Psalms," in W.W. Emilsen and J.T. Squires (eds) Prayer and Thanksgiving: essays in honour of Rev. Dr. Graham Hughes. Sydney: UTC Publications. 16-29.
‘“Now you see him, now your don’t”: God and his word in Genesis’, ABR 51 (2003) 1-14.
2004: “ ‘I will wait for the Lord …. And I will hope in him’: hope at the end of Isaiah” in C. Mostert (ed.) Hope: Challenging the Culture of Despair (ATF Series 13; Adelaide: ATF) 3-20.
Edited with M. O’Brien, Seeing Signals, Reading Signs: The Art of Interpretation. Studies in Honour of Antony F. Campbell SJ (JSOTSup; T&T Clark).
“Introduction” with M. O’Brien, in M. O’Brien and H. Wallace (eds), Seeing Signals, Reading Signs: The Art of Interpretation. Studies in Honour of Antony F. Campbell SJ (JSOTSup; T&T Clark), 1-8.
“Harvesting the vineyard: the development of vineyard imagery in the Hebrew Bible” in M. O’Brien and H. Wallace (eds), Seeing Signals, Reading Signs: The Art of Interpretation. Studies in Honour of Antony F. Campbell SJ (JSOTSup; T&T Clark), 117-129.
2005: Words to God, Word from God: the Psalms in the Prayer and Preaching of the Church (Aldershot: Ashgate)
Plus several book reviews.
Recent Exhibitions of Calligraphy:
2002: Royal Melbourne Show. Second prize in Open Calligraphy: Traditional Style for “Gospel Bestiary”; Second prize in Open Calligraphy: Contemporary Style for “Dancing alphabet”.
2003: Royal Melbourne Show.
2005: Royal Melbourne Show. First prize in Open Calligraphy: Traditional Style for "Etiquette for Angels".
2006: Royal Melbourne Show. Second Prize in Open Calligraphy: Contemporary Style for "Seven Colours Flashed".
"Write on Edge" exhibition by Calligraphy Society of Victoria, Edge Gallery, Clifton Hill.