Faculty Directory

Julián A. González Holguín

Assistant Professor of Old Testament

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
(510) 204-0730

Julián Andrés González Holguín was born in Colombia, South America and has lived in the USA for 10 years. He earned his MDiv from George Truett Theological Seminary, at Baylor University and his PhD in religious studies from Southern Methodist University. After working with children and youth in his home country, he also served as Hispanic minister during his master program.

Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Southern Methodist University, 2015

MDiv, Baylor University, 2010

BS, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2006

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Hebrew Bible in Relation to its Imperial Contexts
  • Postcolonial Hermeneutics
  • Diaspora and Migration Studies and the Bible
  • Political Theory and Critical Theory
  • Cultural Studies
  • Reception History
Selected Publications
  • Cain, Abel, and the Politics of God: an Agambenian Reading of Gen. 4:1-16, Routledge, 2017.
  • "Lev. 24:10-23: An Outsider Perspective," Hebrew Studies 55 (2015).
Courses Taught
  • Introduction to the Old Testament
  • Reading Isaiah
  • Introduction to the Minor Prophets
  • Introduction to Biblical Hebrew