David M. Carr

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For the New York Times columnist, see David Carr (journalist).

David M. Carr is Professor of Old Testment at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City.[1] He is a leading scholar of the textual formation of the Hebrew Bible.[2]

Carr studied at Emory College, Carleton College, Candler School of Theology and Claremont Graduate School.[1]


  • From D to Q: A Study of Early Jewish Interpretations of Solomon's Dream at Gibeon (Scholars Press, 1991)
  • Reading the Fractures of Genesis: Historical and Literary Approaches (Westminster, 1996)
  • The Erotic Word: Sexuality, Spirituality and the Bible (Oxford Press, 2003)
  • Writing on the Tablet of the Heart: Origins of Western Scripture and Literature (Oxford Press, 2005)
  • The Formation of the Hebrew Bible: A New Reconstruction (Oxford Press, 2011)
  • Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins (Yale Press, 2014)


  1. ^ a b http://www.utsnyc.edu/davidcarr
  2. ^ http://kavvanah.wordpress.com/2012/01/08/interview-with-david-m-carr-current-state-of-bible-scholarship/