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Susan Garrett

Susan R. Garrett is Professor of New Testament at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, where she has taught since 1995 and where she served as Dean from 2012 to 2018. She is currently writing a book about the use of the Bible in the origins of antislavery activism.


The World Turned Upside Down

Mary, an unmarried peasant girl, is pregnant. Though scarcely an intimidating figure, her words in the song ascribed to her in Luke’s Gospel—known as “The Magnificat”—ought to make those of us who are privileged people stop to think, if not to fear.