Publications by Rod Benson

“The common good: Allowing all to flourish and be fulfilled,” Good Faith Weekly, Dec 18, 2014.

“The emergence of the Coptic Orthodox Church: An evangelical perspective” (with Ross Clifford), in Ramy Tadros (ed.), Free the Copts: From Ancient Glory to Modern Oppression (Sydney: Australian Coptic Movement Association, 2013), pp. 69-75.

“Bioethics and Scripture in Catholic and evangelical perspective,” in Margaret Wesley (ed.), Loss and Discovery: Responding to Grief with the Compassion of Christ and the Skills of All of God’s People (Preston, Vic.: Mosaic Press, 2013), pp. 146-155.

Review of John Dickson, Humilitas: A Lost Key to Life, Love, and Leadership, Crucible 4 (1), April 2012, available at

“Considering euthanasia,” appendix in Ross Clifford, Apologetic Preaching and Teaching for the Church and the Marketplace (Macquarie Park, NSW: Morling Press, 2011), pp. 132-139.

“A short history of the Social Issues Committee,” The Baptist Recorder 113, May 2010, pp. 12-22.

“Religious perspectives on embryo donation and research” (co-authored with Rachel A. Ankeny, Ross Clifford, Christopher F.C. Jordens & Ian H. Kerridge), Clinical Ethics (Royal Society of Medicine) 5 (1), 2010, pp. 35-45.

“A biblical view of death,” CASE 25, 2010 (Centre for Apologetic Scholarship and Education, New College, UNSW).

“On moral mission: Evangelicalism, NSW Baptists and the question of social responsibility,” in Graeme Chatfield (ed.), Mission: The Heart of Baptist Identity (Macquarie Park, NSW: Morling Press, 2009), pp. 117-137.

“Black Moses and more: The preaching ministry of Martin Luther King, Jr.” Zadok Paper S165, Summer 2008.

“Religious perspectives on withdrawal of treatment from patients with multiple organ failure” (co-authored with Rachel A. Ankeny, Ross Clifford, Christopher F.C. Jordens & Ian H. Kerridge), Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 183, no. 11/12, 5/19 Dec 2005, pp. 616-621.

Here We Stand: NSW Baptists and Contemporary Social Issues (second edition; Glebe, NSW: Baptist Union of NSW, 2004).

“Grey care: Biblical, psychospiritual and pastoral perspectives,” Zadok Perspectives 83, Winter 2004, pp. 15-19.

“Dawn of a new era or recipe for disaster?  The rise and demise of Edward Roberts-Thomson as Principal of the Baptist Theological College of New South Wales,” The Baptist Recorder 87, May 2004, pp. 5-23.

“No ‘gilded path to heaven’: The Australian ministry of William Vickars Young,” Queensland Baptist Forum 55, Aug 2003, pp. 3-7.

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