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, Taylor oversees the faculty, degree programs and curriculum, and program directors of the school. Before coming to Beeson, Taylor taught New Testament and served as the assistant to the Provost, Bruce R. Ashford, at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (2010-15). Previously, he served in the office of the associate dean at Beeson Divinity (2008-10). He has published an article in the Southeastern Theological Review and served on its editorial board (2011-13). His research interests include the Gospel of John, biblical theology, theological interpretation of Scripture, and theological education. Taylor is an ordained minister in the Southern Baptist Convention. He is married to Rebecca, and they have one daughter.


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