Graduate Theological Union

Christopher Ocker

Christopher OckerSan Francisco Theological Seminary
Professor of Church History
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1991

Th.M. and Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary
M.Div. Fuller Theological Seminary

Phone: 415/451-2876

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Christianity in the Late Middle Ages and Reformation

Selected Publications

  • Church-Robbers and Reformers in Germany, 1525-1547, Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2006.
  • Biblical Poetics before Humanism and Reformation, Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • "German Theologians and the Jews in the Fifteenth Century,” in Jews, Judaism and the Reformation in Sixteenth-Century Germany, eds. Dean Phillip Bell and Stephen G. Burnett, Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2006.
  • "Armut und die menschliche Natur," Die neue Frömmigkeit: eine europäische Kultur am Ende des Mittelalters. Edited by Martial Staub and Marek Derwich, for the series Veröffentlichungen des Max-Planck-Instituts für Geschichte. Göttingen: Vandenoeck und Ruprecht, 2004.
  • "Contempt for Jews and Contempt for Friars in Late Medieval Germany," Friars and Jews in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, eds. Steven McMichael and Susan E. Myers, Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2004.
  • "Religious Reform and Social Cohesion," The Work of Heiko A. Oberman, eds. Thomas A. Brady and James Tracy, Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2002.