Graduate Theological Union

Barbara Green, O.P.

Barbara GreenDominican School of Philosophy and Theology
Professor of Biblical Studies
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1992

PhD, Graduate Theological Union/University of California, Berkeley joint degree, 1980
MA, Graduate Theological Union, 1976
BA, Dominican College of San Rafael, 1969

Phone: 510/883-2076

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Old Testament/Hebrew Bible Biblical Narrative and Hermeneutics
  • Christian Spirituality and its Relationship to OT/HB
  • Biblical Characters: recently Jeremiah and David (others too)
  • Thought and theory of Mikhail Bakhtin
  • Biblical-based fiction

Selected Publications

  • Jeremiah and God's Plans for Well-Being, University of South Carolina Press, 2013.
  • Jonah's Journeys, Liturgical Press, 2005.
  • How Are the Mighty Fallen? A Dialogical Study of King Saul in 1 Samuel, Sheffield Academic Press, 2003.
  • King Saul's Asking, Liturgical Press, 2003.
  • From Earth's Creation to John's Revelation: The INTERFACES Biblical Storyline Companion, Liturgical Press, 2003.
  • Mikhail Bakhtin and Biblical Scholarship: An Introduction, Society of Biblical Literature Press, 2000.