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Petra Heldt

Dr. Petra Heldt

Ph.D., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem;
M.Th., Kirchliche Hochschule Berlin;
B.A., Freie Universität Berlin.

Executive Secretary of the Ecumenical Theological Research Fraternity in Israel.
Petra began lecturing for the Jerusalem Biblical Studies Society in 2015. 
Petra knows the Orthodox Christian communities better than just about anyone and enjoys bringing people together in dialogue.


  • Heldt, P., “Constructing Christian Communal Identity in Early Patristic Writers,” in Marsha L. Dutton and Patrick Terell Gray (eds.), One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: Studies in Christian Ecclesiality and Ecumenism in Honor of J. Robert Wright (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2006): 29-41.
  • Heldt, P., “Jerusalem in Protestant Liturgy”, in Eugene B. Korn and Roberta Kalechofsky (eds.), James William Parkes, End of an Exile: Israel, the Jews and the Gentile World, 3rd edition (Marblehead, Massachusetts: Micah Publications, 2005): 299-313.
  • Heldt, P., “For Brothers to Dwell Together: Re-Thinking Christianity in Israel”, in The Council of Christians and Jews (ed.), The Mountain of the Lord. Israel and the Churches (London: The Council of Christians and Jews, 1996): 30-48.
  • Heldt, P., “A Brief History of Dialogue between Orthodox Christians and Jews”, in Immanuel 26/27 (Jerusalem: The Ecumenical Theological Research Fraternity in Israel, 1994): 211-224.
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