Graduate Theological Union

Jennifer Wilkins Davidson

Jennifer Wilkins DavidsonAmerican 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

  • Liturgical theology
  • Prayer in worship
  • African-American worshiping traditions
  • Emergent Church movements
  • Worship in postmodernity
  • Liturgical spirituality

Selected Publications

  • “Remembering Ourselves Before God: Constructing a Liturgical Theology of Prayer,” The South African Baptist Journal of Theology, 2009.
  • "Sarai, Hagar, and Abram: Within Each of Us," in Home Is Where You're Going: Crossing Borders and Risking Solidarities through Women's Studies, Heart and Lungs Press, 2005.
  • "The Womb of God," The Other Side, 2004.
  • “The Night of Wrestling," The Other Side, 2004.
  • "When Words Fail," published under the pseudonym Ann Sill. The Other Side, 2001.
  • “Breaking into the Heart of God,” The Other Side, 2001.