Adam Gregerman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations
Specialization: Jewish Studies
Office: Bellarmine Hall 230B
Phone: 610-660-1878
Website: Personal Faculty Website


B.A., 1996, Amherst College
M.T.S., 1998, Harvard University Divinity School
Ph.D., 2007, Columbia University

Professional Experience

Member: Association for Jewish Studies; American Academy of Religion; Society of Biblical Literature; Committee on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations


“From Theodicy to Antitheodicy: Midrashic Accusations of God’s Disobedience to Biblical Law,” Ambiguities, Complexities, and Half-Forgotten Adversaries: Crossing Boundaries in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, Kimberly Stratton and Andrea Lieber, eds., Leiden: E. J. Brill (forthcoming).

“The Dreadful Past, The Jewish Future: Post-Shoah Reflections on David Hartman’s Theologies of Suffering,” Toward the Future: Essays on Catholic-Jewish Relations, Celia Deutsch, Eugene Fisher, and James Rudin, eds., New York and Mahwah: Paulist Press (2013) 85-97.

“Interpreting the Pain of Others: John Paul II and Benedict XVI on Jewish Suffering in the Shoah,” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 48 (2013) 443-56. 

“Biblical Prophecy and the Fate of the Nations in Early Jewish and Christian Interpretations of Isaiah,” “What Does the Scripture Say?”: Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity, Craig A. Evans and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., London and New York: T&T Clark (2012): 212-40.

“Jewish Theology and Limits on Reciprocity in Catholic-Jewish Dialogue,” Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 7 (2012): 1-13.

“Celsus’ Jew and the Theological Threat from Christianity,” Jesus Among the Jews: Representation and Thought, Neta Stahl, ed., New York: Routledge (2012): 46-59.

“2 Thessalonians,” Jewish Annotated New Testament, Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Brettler, eds., New York: Oxford University Press (2011): 378-82.

“A Jewish Response to Elizabeth Groppe, Gregor Maria Hoff, Philip A. Cunningham and Didier Pollefeyt on Christology,” Christ Jesus and the Jewish People Today: New Explorations of Theological Interrelationships, Philip A. Cunningham, Joseph Sievers, Mary C. Boys, Hans Herman Henrix, and Jesper Svartvik, eds., Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans (2011): 221-28

“The Lack of Evidence for a Jewish Christian Countermission in Galatia,” Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 4 (2009): 1-24.

“Reverence Despite Rejection: The Paradox of Early Christian Views of Biblical Authority,” Cross Currents 59 (2009): 176-90.


Jewish Studies, Jewish-Christian Relations, Biblical Interpretation, Theologies of the Land of Israel, Christian Theologies of Jews and Judaism, Theodicy, Mission and Conversion