Jennifer Hein

Jennifer Hein

BA, MA (Christian Studies), PhD
Sessional Instructor

Areas of Specialization: Salvation Army history, Methodist studies, South Australian colonial history

Jennifer Hein commenced as an online Sessional Instructor for Booth University College in 2018. She is passionate about exploring the rich tapestry of our Christian heritage and helping students understand the context and implications of the development of Christian faith and practice.

Dr. Hein completed her doctoral thesis in 2014 on the historical memory of the Salvation Army in South Australia. She contributed a chapter to Secularisation: New Historical Perspectives.  Her articles have appeared in journals such as Aldersgate Papers, Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, and the Australian Journal of Mission Studies. She is an adjunct lecturer in Reformation and early Church history at St Barnabas Theological College.

Dr. Hein lives in Adelaide, South Australia, with her husband Dennis and two children. A lifelong Salvationist who worships at the Ingle Farm corps, she sings alto in the choir and does relief preaching in urban and rural churches. In her spare time she enjoys reading, paper crafts, and geocaching.