Rev Dr Marita Munro

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MA, BD, DipEd, TheolM, PhD
Professor of Baptist Studies
Lecturer in Church History 


Marita is an ordained Baptist minister who served in inner-city churches and the House of the Gentle Bunyip, Clifton Hill for several years. A trained secondary school teacher, she has also taught in Melbourne schools.

After completing studies at the International Baptist Seminary, Rüschlikon, Switzerland, in 16th Century Anabaptists, she commenced lecturing at Whitley College in 1992. Her doctoral thesis on Victorian Baptists (1960-2000) was undertaken through The University of Melbourne’s School of Historical Studies.

Marita chairs the Victorian Baptist Union’s Ordination Discernment Group and its Historical Society, and serves on its Advisory Board.


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