Joseph H Britton

Dean of the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, Associate Dean for Anglican Studies at Yale Divinity School

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Denomination: Episcopal

Dean Britton has extensive pastoral experience in parishes of the Episcopal Church in the United States and Europe. He served as Canon Missioner of the Convocation of American Churches in Europe and was the founding director of the Institute of Christian Studies. With wide involvement in ecumenical relationships, he has a particular academic interest in piety as the synthesis of religious faith and practice in the lives of believing men and women. As an Episcopal Church Foundation Fellow, he completed a dissertation on “Piety as Participation in the Divine Concern: The Mystical Realism of A. J. Heschel.” Dean Britton is associate editor of the Anglican Theological Review and a member of the Standing Committee on Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Episcopal Church. He has published articles in The Anglican Theological Review, Sewanee Theological Review, and Anglican and Episcopal History.


A.B. Harvard University
M.Div. The General Theological Seminary
Th.D. Institut Catholique de Paris