Dr. David G. Garber Jr.
Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew and Director of Distance Learning
In his research, Dr. Garber explores the usefulness of trauma theory as an interpretive lens for biblical study. He was the co-editor for a volume of Review & Expositor titled “Faith Facing Trauma” and contributed to the introduction and an expository article on Nahum 3 for the volume. Stemming from his work with trauma theory, Dr. Garber is composing an essay on “A Philology of Trauma in the Exilic Writings” to be published in a volume on the interpretation of exile ancient Israel by the Society of Biblical Literature.
Dr. Garber is currently gathering research for a book that focuses on the intersection of biblical interpretation with issues of social justice. In addition to his teaching and research, Dr. Garber has served as the chair for the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament section of the Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion.
- Ph.D., Emory University, 2005
- Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1999
- M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1998
- B.A., Baylor University, 1995