Graduate Theological Union

Steed V. Davidson

Church Divinity School of the Pacific
Associate Professor of Old Testament
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 2007

Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary, 2005
M.Phil., Union Theological Seminary, 2004
STM, Boston University School of Theology, 1999
M.A., University of the West Indies, 1998
B.A. University of the West Indies, 1990

Phone: 510/559-2751

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern empires.
  • Postcolonial Biblical Hermeneutics.
  • Jeremiah Studies.
  • Early Persian Period Studies.
  • Exile, Diaspora and Displacement Studies and the Bible.
  • Textuality and Formation of the Hebrew Bible.

Selected Publications

  • "Leave Babylon: The Trope of Babylon in Rastafarian Discourse". Black Theology 6 (2008).
  • Empire and Exile: Postcolonial Readings of the Book of Jeremiah. T & T Clark International, 2011.