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Sunday Spirit - art exhibition

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 (All day) to Friday, December 14, 2012 (All day)

Sunday Spirit

Sunday Spirit: Religious Images by African Artists from the Jean and Robert E. Steele Collection represents an important body of work from the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland.

Krzysztof Kieślowski’s The Decalogue

Friday, September 7, 2012 - 7:30pm to Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 9:00pm

The DecalogueJoin us to watch one, several, or all of these artistic, probing, and daring investigations into the human condition. The Decalogue was produced in 1989 for Polish television, and consists of ten 1-hour films, each loosely based on one of the Ten Commandments. This series will be hosted by DSPT Fellow, Ron Austin, a Hollywood screenwriter and producer.

WSR 2012 Fall Events

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 (All day) to Tuesday, November 13, 2012 (All day)

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

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.

Imaging Religion art exhibition: October 1, 2012 - February 28, 2013

Monday, October 1, 2012 - 9:00am to Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 5:00pm

The Graduate Theological Union Library invites you to an exhibition of visual and textual expressions that characterize religious beliefs. Titled Imaging Religion: An Exhibition in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Graduate Theological Union, the exhibition runs from October 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013 (extended through February 28).

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.

The Gospels and Liturgical Reform

Thursday, November 8, 2012 (All day)

The Rev. Dr. Gordon W. Lathrop

Formal response: The Rev. Dr. L. William Countryman, CDSP Sherman E. Johnson Professor Emeritus in Biblical Studies

SFTS Inquirers' Weekend

Thursday, November 8, 2012 (All day) to Sunday, November 11, 2012 (All day)

Part academic seminar, part spiritual retreat, the SFTS Inquirers’ Weekend will introduce you to the robust theological education and reflective community environment offered by San Francisco Theological Seminary.

More information (including how to register)

Green Tea Conversation - Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen: Hidden Histories, Enduring Vitality

Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Asia Project and KSA (Korean Student Association) will co-host a Green Tea Conversation inviting a Korean Buddhist scholar, Dr. Eunsu Cho. Dr. Cho will present with the topic of "Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen: hidden histories, enduring vitality." Cho is a professor of Buddhist Philosophy at Seoul National University in Korea and currently teaching at UC Berkeley as a visiting professor.

2012 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 7:00pm

Dr. James Noel (SFTS), “Black Religion in the Atlantic World During the Age of Revolution: Excavating the ‘Sublime’”

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