Grant D. Taylor

Grant D. Taylor

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Assistant Professor of Divinity

Beeson Divinity School

New Testament

Office: Divinity Hall 
Phone: 205-726-4485

Grant D. Taylor joined Beeson Divinity School as associate dean for academic affairs in 2015. In this role, he oversees the faculty, degree programs and curriculum, and program directors of the school. Before coming to Beeson, he taught New Testament and served as the assistant to the Provost, Bruce R. Ashford, at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (2010-15). From 2008-2010 he served in the office of the associate dean at Beeson Divinity School. He has published book reviews and an article in the Southeastern Theological Review and served on its editorial board. His research interests include the Gospel of John, biblical theology,  and theological education. Taylor is an ordained minister in the Southern Baptist Convention. He is married to Rebecca, and they have two children. Together, they enjoy the outdoors and sharing a meal with friends and neighbors on their back porch.


  • Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Beeson Divinity School
  • B.S., Union University