Graduate Theological Union
Jennifer Wilkins Davidson
American Baptist Seminary of the West
Associate Professor of Theology and Worship and Director of Chapel
At GTU since 2007
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union, 2011
M.Div., Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, 2003
B.A., Eastern University, 1991
Phone: 510/841-1905 X233
Current Research and Teaching Interests
Communion & Baptism in American Baptist Contexts
BlackLivesMatter | Dismantling White Supremacy
Spiritual Practices for the “Nones”
“Can Religious Ritual Play a Role in Protecting Society’s Sacrificial Victims? René Girard, Violence, and the Unprotected,” Tikkun, December 2015.
“Op-Ed: Talking about Violence is Not a Distraction: The Berkeley Protests for Ferguson,” Berkeleyside: Berkeley, California’s Independent News Site, December 12, 2014.
“Creation’s Groans and Spirit’s Sighs: Cultivating Attentiveness to the Spirit through the Practice of Concerns and Celebrations.” American Baptist Quarterly, Summer 2014.
“Remembering Ourselves before God: A Constructive Liturgical Theology of Prayer.” The South African Baptist Journal of Theology, Vol. 18 (Fall 2009)