Graduate Theological Union

Imaging Religion, October 1, 2012 - January 31, 2013

Dates: 
Monday, October 1, 2012 - 8:30am to Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 5:00am
The Graduate Theological Union Library invites you to an exhibition of visual and textual expressions that characterize religious beliefs. Included in the display are Orthodox icons; Catholic paintings, prints, and vestments; Protestant prints; Islamic and Buddhist calligraphy; Jewish scrolls; and printed material, statues and objects from these and other traditions. Of special note are works by contemporary artists Haji Noor Deen Mi Guang Jiang, Ron Nakasone, He Qi, Alfonso Castillo, Corita Kent, Angelica Vasquez Cruz, and Virginia and Louis Naranjo. To officially open the exhibit, a blessing and celebration of the library’s collection will take place on Monday, October 8 from noon to 1:30 pm at 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley, California. GTU Dean Arthur Holder will be the master of ceremonies. Participants include representatives from the member schools, centers, and affiliates.