Graduate Theological Union

Judith A. Berling

Graduate Theological Union
Professor of Chinese and Comparative Religions
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1987

PhD, Columbia University, 1976

Phone: 510/649-2455

Current 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.