Lecturer in Religious Education

Lecturer in Religious Education


Francis is a Lecturer of Religious Education within the Department of Education. He is a graduate of Durham University with a PhD in Theology, and a MA in Theology from St Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

Francis’s research interests are in the area of Biblical Studies, especially the Synoptic Gospels, Second Temple Judaism, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the New Testament and Second Temple Judaism.

Year: 2020
Publication: “Crossing the Red Sea,” pages 29-44 in Glenstal Companion to the Easter Vigil, ed. By Luke Macnamara OSB and Martin Browne OSB, Collegeville, Minn: Liturgical. 

Year: 2010
Publication: “The Lion with the Lamb,” pages 38-42 in Studying Faith, Practising Peace, ed. Padraig O Tuama. Belfast: Irish Peace Centres.