Faculty & Staff

David Razafiarivony

Davidson Razafiarivony

Professor of New Testament Studies
Head of Department, Biblical and Theological–Historical Studies
Programme Coordinator: Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology

Office Location: Library Complex

Email: razafiarivonyd@aua.ac.ke



Davidson Razafiarivony is an ordained minister of the SDA Church. He was President, Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Theology, and Lecturer at the Adventist University Zurcher, Madagascar. He also served as a District Pastor in the Central Malagasy Conference, a Chief Editor at the Adventist Printing Press in Madagascar, and a District Pastor and Family Ministry Director in the Mauritius Conference. At AUA, in addition to being a Professor of New Testament Studies, he served as MAMiss, MAPTh, MDiv, and PhD Programs Director, and Dean of the Theological Seminary.



  • PhD, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (2007)

  • MA, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (1996)

Areas of Expertise

  • Greek New Testament Languages and Studies

  • Septuagint Studies Ancient Judaism Literature and Studies