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Robyn Whitaker @robynjwhitaker Melbourne, Victoria

Biblical scholar @PilgrimTheolCol @UniDivinity, writer, dog lover, UCA minister, feminist, procrastibaker. Co-host of @bythewellpod Lives on Boonwurrung land

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Joined Twitter 6/19/17


Manels (all male panels) discussing Paul. https://t.co/J1molPaX0d
1/28
2021
Opinion piece here: https://t.co/awFlWQQOX4So much respect for my friend and colleague, Al Macrae, over this. 👇🏼 ‘Bad theology kills’: Senior cleric returns… https://t.co/pibi02apTJ @gazalucci That’s one word!
1/27
2021
2021-24 ERC postdoc research fellowship in Biblical & Jewish Studies (on manuscripts of the Targums), KU Leuven, Be… https://t.co/OniNK7jgk7
Retweeted by Robyn Whitaker @karisfilion Rush job?My day started at the crack of dawn with trying to remove a baby possum who’d fallen down the chimney into the exac… https://t.co/G5syg7NA7X @katrinafee This is me constantly! Still haven't learned I'm often thirsty and run for the snacks.Because Margaret Court hides behind the claim she just states what "the Bible says", this article I wrote three yea… https://t.co/QfOPyHCUyD
1/26
2021
👏👏👏 Congratulations Grace Tame. https://t.co/HXpdlJq6cs @FrenchProfessor @goodacre Listening to the conversation made me realise I need to order the book.
1/25
2021
There is something marvellous about sitting on a beach in Australia listening in on a conversation between scholars… https://t.co/zo8B48Z9pR
1/24
2021
Interested in presenting a paper at the 2021 International Meeting? Proposals are due January 26th! Learn more at… https://t.co/m36Vgf7IOU
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1/23
2021
@mbird12 I poured half and half on my cereal for weeks when I first lived in the USA. Was so confused by the milk %… https://t.co/N7PQlRKktj @paulandthat @PilgrimTheolCol @UniDivinity Ha ha. I remember walking around feeling like i never had a clue about a… https://t.co/DXofVMMOpL @paulandthat @PilgrimTheolCol @UniDivinity https://t.co/rZvpZUiUtA @paulandthat @PilgrimTheolCol @UniDivinity We're working on that. New cafe coming soon! I'm a bit excited. https://t.co/cybtp8eUIPProud to be a faculty member @PilgrimTheolCol, one of the few places in Australia where you can study feminist theo… https://t.co/NwgkZHEMFe
1/22
2021
@MargMowczko @lucepeppiatt @thejuniaproject Thanks for this post @MargMowczko I’m teaching preaching this year and… https://t.co/qKl2ulenAJ“The First Peoples of this country deserve more than a one-word change in the anthem, or even a date change. This i… https://t.co/AwdKKoeF0u
1/21
2021
This perfectly reflects my mood on the cusp of what I pray will be a peaceful transition of power. #OneDayMore (Th… https://t.co/fT9X3Pkj1A
1/20
2021
First zoom meeting of 2021 and "you're on mute" is needing to be said far too often! Here we go again.... @CaitlinJStout The pose! @DouginCanberra @digorthodoxy You’d be right Doug. Half of toorak currently away and a lot of empty courts.
1/18
2021
This. Today. You can still sign up. @UniDivinity https://t.co/ad6QAdZwMWMight be time to start carrying chili peppers to church meetings and academic conferences. Who knew? 😉 https://t.co/hSekos31GR
1/17
2021
Just cancelled my booking for later this year at @Tyndale_House because (insert expletive) Covid. First sabbatical… https://t.co/zmCXurnzqI
1/14
2021
@MattThiessenNT Agreed. With the exception of Eugene Boring who I much prefer to cite as M.E. Boring because it makes me laugh every time.
1/9
2021
@mmayman Yes I should have said “Angela Merkel”. I hate that one can’t edit tweets.Did Angela Merkel just win twitter for today? 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/UE89KWzX6J @FrenchProfessor @realDonaldTrump Which is far more sympathy than he has shown a single grieving family or survivor of Covid.
1/7
2021
When police suspected George Floyd of using a counterfeit $20 note they used brutal force to arrest him & knelt on… https://t.co/z5dM5FOTuj @BradonFrench @lisasharper I woke up, “quickly” checked socials and here I am an hour later! 🤯🤬😩Where's the tear gas now? Oh right, these are white protestors.
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1/6
2021
Lunacy! https://t.co/tQ4jMZjvnc
1/3
2021
After 2 months of zeros, us Victorians are back to obsessively checking the @VicGovDHHS numbers each day. Sigh. #covidnewyear
1/2
2020
👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 https://t.co/ajjTPPEQeI
12/30
2020
@FrenchProfessor It’s pitched at congregational level so a nice easy read for you. But very thoughtful and ideal fo… https://t.co/aJOxPwSYVxChristmas Is Political, And Always Has Been by @robynjwhitaker from @PilgrimTheolCol @UniDivinity and… https://t.co/tJIcwcQBDg
Retweeted by Robyn WhitakerEarly Christian "hope was for much more than correction and justice in that (individualistic) sense. It was for jus… https://t.co/idCpvJbiNK
12/29
2020
My husband was on the news tonight. ❤️ #stjohnstoorak #CovidChristmas2020 https://t.co/PoyOrPWnHQMy latest for @ConversationEDU #gettingpolitical #christmas https://t.co/7BOCviDdO1
12/24
2020
@gazalucci Take it as a sign they clearly don't expect you to respond to emails. Bonus! ;-) @ChrisABooth I think @wordstitch has a good way of referring to it in her liturgies. Just can't remember it right n… https://t.co/Ji1wO3ukDX @M_Julius13 @ChrisABooth Along with a sermon on confession. A key point in communal worship is that our confession… https://t.co/Z4G4WYwPiD
12/22
2020
@isaacsoon2 YES! Peretti and LaHaye are precisely why I started studying Revelation.
12/21
2020
This thread 👇 for anyone interested in the dynamics of the proposed ban on 'conversion practices' in Victoria and i… https://t.co/gEg6BmcFfZ
12/20
2020
Well worth reading. Dr Jones @latrobe is a leading researcher in this area. He writes that the Bill " does not ban… https://t.co/S0y4oHLlTL
12/17
2020
Well said @candidamoss https://t.co/3I1nxAFQx7Last night I survived both ikea and the kids toy section at Kmart. I feel like there should be a reward for this. #christmasshopping @lhuber01 @bibleodyssey Yay. Thank you for doing that. It’s a great resource and I direct my students to it all the… https://t.co/7HVDdOnEsW
12/16
2020
Excellent stuff, Ian! @Psephizo Three surprises for Christmas | Psephizo https://t.co/3n0AcXhFMX via @@psephizo @GraceSweeneyAU Well said! And annoying it got published as it is not factual and just confuses the issues.
12/15
2020
A privilege to launch Anne Elvey's book "Reading the Magnificat in Australia: Unsettling Engagements" (Sheffield, 2… https://t.co/wiXQchmKrMCongratulations @gazalucci and @NaomiWolfeAU https://t.co/2nqW8sic7G
12/14
2020
This was such a fun conversation albeit about a very serious issue. Thanks for having me @SatMagJOY949 https://t.co/Ahs9nfdNj1Dear @DrBiden: My father was a non-medical doctor. And his work benefited humanity greatly. Yours does, too. https://t.co/LD8eBt6ew2
Retweeted by Robyn Whitaker @paulandthat @joyfmradio @SatMagJOY949 Here it is (not my title!) https://t.co/ekzATYiRG6
12/13
2020
@DouginCanberra @joyfmradio @SatMagJOY949 Thanks for posting, Doug. Simon Holt is offering great leadership in this… https://t.co/2N9FAQKdNU @paulandthat @joyfmradio @SatMagJOY949 I think it comes out as a podcast. Sill post here when I find it. Was 11am.
12/12
2020
Looking forward to talking with @joyfmradio @SatMagJOY949 this morning about the Vic Bill banning gay-conversion pr… https://t.co/hoA7YZw6nC
12/11
2020
@MattThiessenNT Yes! "no crying he makes" is my least favourite line of any hymn/carol ever. I refuse to sing it.
12/10
2020
@FrenchProfessor “Had a rather nasty lunch” 😅 @mbird12 I think the Bill tries to do something really hard which is show that it is the ideology behind the practi… https://t.co/in95IhZkKA @mbird12 @FrenchProfessor @BrynnTannehill The DSM has been shown to be wrong in the past.... @mbird12 I think "criminalising" is an over-simplification. If a counsellor cautions a teen to take time over a rea… https://t.co/9nsYoso2qd @ChavuraStephen Well "the state" in that law is being updated to align with contemporary medical / scientific under… https://t.co/18dsqk7iBV @ChavuraStephen I realise some people ask churches to help them change, but would argue the ethical obligation of a… https://t.co/vvfFRWBPCh @ChavuraStephen I would define it as any formal or informal practice that seeks, or is used, to suppress, eliminate… https://t.co/bFBW6wXWQuThis article suggests that the proposed bill banning gay conversion practices is pitting government against church… https://t.co/LLfYnSDett
12/8
2020
"Of the traditional categories represented in diversity and inclusion work — race, gender, religion, sexual orienta… https://t.co/pyQ2QNg1F2Everyone should read this story by @abcnews National Disability Affairs correspondent Nas Campanella, a journalist… https://t.co/8WVKytR0ol
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12/5
2020
“Anyone who thinks this stuff does not have a tangible impact on women, and a chilling impact on their contribution… https://t.co/ym0f2N84XQ
11/28
2020
@Greg_Carey @MattThiessenNT Basil Hayden is my go to for straight. Or Woodford reserve for something with a bit more guts.
11/25
2020
#COVID19 is revealing many things about our culture, not least those who’s work is terribly insecure and underpaid.… https://t.co/WrCOOdA7KD @MichaelPeppard So sorry to hear that Michael. Will keep you and your mum in my prayers.
11/24
2020
@adrianjackson Don’t under sell yourself! Without you the recording would never have gotten out of the sound desk t… https://t.co/nKUin2j7nG
11/19
2020
Almost every person on this tram has their nose out of their masks. Seriously. I just can’t. 🙄😫
11/13
2020
@liammiller87 @RinseRepeatPod Congrats! That’s fantastic.
11/12
2020
@JonathanFoye @GraceSweeneyAU Twitter, bringing strangers together every day. Just like Jesus. 😀 @FayMagee Yes! It does need to start in school. Ideally some ethics classes in the curriculum?It’s called an Arts degree and our government is in the process of making it more expensive. https://t.co/UreYC4J2CaMemorial Day in the midst of #NAIDOCWeek feels particularly poignant since indigenous soldiers came home to little… https://t.co/nmzwGubzyG
11/11
2020
Church friends, it's the last day to register for this online conference featuring moi and Prof. Bill Loader talkin… https://t.co/6s5OVplicP
11/8
2020
@mheron7 @DanielAndrewsMP @PRGuy17 Now! @ntvandam The week is looking up!👇🏼 https://t.co/eKDqoiZf1c
11/7
2020
A reminder. 👇 #TrumpMeltdown #TrumpIsLosing https://t.co/5cCYr0sJpU @realDonaldTrump was never going to take his bat and ball and leave quietly. He's gonna smash everything he can on… https://t.co/kVCy4TIJEz👇 https://t.co/xsW9CXYAj2
11/6
2020
@ChrisABooth @TheDailyShow You still have much to learn before we can ordain you. This will be on the exam!A bit of @TheDailyShow fun to lighten #USElection tension. 👇🏼 It’s never taken me longer than 15 mins to vote in Au… https://t.co/pORGNQuBGN @dnewheiser There’s been a lot of chocolate consumed in my house in the last 24’hrs.
11/5
2020
@MarkLPayne @ChrisABooth Or a socialist!I am constantly staggered that a country that claims to be a bastion of democracy doesn't honour the popular vote.… https://t.co/8FjJgVvjLiMichigan. Wisconsin. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 @mbird12 I was hoping but not expecting. This is nail-bitingly close. @ntvandam The anxiety is palpable! It's going to be hard to concentrate on anything today. Sending hugs and peaceful thoughts your way.
11/4
2020
@NTRight Sorry to hear this, Michelle. But thanks for posting. It’s a sobering reminder to all of us.
11/2
2020
@digorthodoxy Selection conference.
10/31
2020

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