In addition to teaching, Dr. Berard serves as an interfaith clergyperson, officiating at weddings, christenings, and memorial services. He is also a poet and essayist.
Berard teaches the following classes:
- Expository Writing
- World Literature
- World Religions
- Biblical Literature
Research interests: Eastern approach to Western education; meditation as a teaching and learning tool; and the Jewishness of Jesus and of Christianity.
- Author, When Christians Were Jews, That Is Now
- Author, The Retreatants
- Co-founder and co-editor of Soul-Lit, an on-line journal of spiritual poetry
In his spare time, he enjoys studying the Torah, travelling, playing the guitar, writing, journaling, and going to the theater.