Katharina von Kellenbach
Professor of Religious Studies
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 USA
Katharina von Kellenbach is Professor of Religious Studies and former Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, the Honors College of the State of Maryland. A student of protestant evangelical theology in Berlin and Göttingen (1979-1982) she completed her PhD in the religion department at Temple University in Philadelphia in 1990.
Her areas of expertise are interreligious dialogue and Jewish-Christian relations, Holocaust Studies and feminist theology and ethics. She is the author of Anti‑Judaism in Feminist Religious Writings (Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1994) and The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Lives of Perpetrators of the Holocaust (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013). She recovered the archival records of the first ordained female Rabbi Regina Jonas of Berlin (1902-1944) and has explored the theological and moral implications of Holocaust history in numerous publications, including Mit Blick auf die Täter, written with Björn Krondorfer and Nobert Reck (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2006), and Von Gott Reden im Land der Täter: Theologische Stimmen der dritten Generation nach der Shoah, co-edited with Björn Krondorfer and Norbert Reck (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2001). For a complete list of publications, consult the publication page.