Garrett Galvin, OFM graduated from the University of California, Irvine and joined the Franciscan Friars in 1992. He began teaching full time at the Franciscan School of Theology in 2009, which moved to Oceanside and affiliated with the University of San Diego in 2013. He published his first book, Egypt as a Place of Refuge (Mohr Siebeck) in 2011 and David’s Successors: Kingship in the Old Testament will be coming out in 2016. He regularly helps at a prison and gives retreats and days of recollection.
Egypt as a Place of Refuge. FAT II. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. (reviews appeared in Journal for the Study of the Old Testament and Journal of Hebrew Studies.)
David’s Successors: Kingship in the Old Testament. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016.
“Priests and Prophets” in The Bible Today 50 (2012): 273-78.
Commentary for 1 Samuel, Paulist Biblical Commentary, (ed. Richard Clifford) (forthcoming – under contract) [18,000 words]