Courses by instructor: Bruce Bramlett
The Rev. Bruce R. Bramlett is an Episcopal priest and theological scholar. He has spent his academic career exploring and understanding the long, complex , and often tragic history of the Jewish-Christian encounter throughout the west, exploring specifically its affects on the Holocaust and working for reconciliation and renewal between these two traditions in the Post-Shoah era. He has done interdisciplinary graduate work in Historical and Theological studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. While primarily a parish priest, he has continued to teach at a number of regional universities and colleges including St. Mary’s College, University of San Francisco, Dominican University, and San Jose State/Sonoma State Universities. He has also done adult education for numerous churches and synagogues and worked as an instructor for many years at Lehrhaus Judaica. He has also been a Holocaust educator in schools and colleges throughout the Bay area. He has studied the Holocaust at Yad Vashem and advanced Judaica at the Sholom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.
Traditions of Continuity and Diversity: The Rise of Rabbinic Judaism and Classical Christianity
Jews and Christians claim that they share a common historical lineage, although this is often felt to be an uncomfortable fact. It has been said that there has never been a “real” Jewish-Christian dialogue because ...