Centre for Continuing Education

Timothy Rafferty

Timothy Rafferty


Tim has a diverse range of experience in the fields of biblical studies and ancient history. He is currently completing a PhD at the University of Sydney, where he gained his undergraduate and honours degrees. He has also completed studies in Dead Sea Scrolls research at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and archaeology the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he participated in a number of archaeological projects throughout Israel.

For the past seven years, Tim has worked as a lecturer and tutor in the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney, as well as providing talks for high school students and the general public. He loves sharing his enthusiasm for the Bible and its history through his teaching and his aim is to make the Bible accessible and interesting to those from any background, whether religious or not.

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