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Judith A. Berling

Professor Emerita of Chinese and Comparative Religions

Core Doctoral Faculty
At the GTU since
1987
(510) 649-2455
Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Columbia University, 1976

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Interreligious Learning
  • World Religions and Theological Education
  • Chinese Spiritualities
  • Asian Christianities and Contextual Theologies
Selected Publications
  • Understanding Other Religious Worlds: A Guide for Interreligious Education, Orbis, 2004.
  • A Pilgrim in Chinese Culture: Negotiating Religious Diversity, Orbis, 1997.
  • "Why Chinese Thought on Relgious Diversity is Important," in Religious Diversity in Chinese Thought, Palgrave/Macmillan, 2013.
  • "Confucianism and Peacebuilding," in Religion and Peacebuilding, ed. Harold Coward and Gordon S. Smith, State University of New York Press, 2004.
  • "Beyond 2000: The Global World and Theological Education," Pacifica: Journal of the Melbourne College of Divinity, 1998.
  • "Getting out of the Way: A Strategy for Engaging Students in Collaborative Learning," in Teaching Theology and Religion, 1998.