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How the Holocaust is Being Remembered and Commemorated in Poland: Brown Bag Lunch with Edyta Gawron

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 12:30pm
How the Holocaust is Being Remembered and Commemorated in Poland: Brown Bag Lunch with Edyta Gawron Dr. Edyta Gawron is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Jewish Studies, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and the head of the new Centre for the Study of the History and Culture of Krakow Jews (Jagiellonian University). As a specialist in the 20th century history of Polish Jews, Holocaust studies and post-Holocaust Jewish Diaspora she cooperates with various academic institutions and museums in Poland and abroad. Monday, November 12th, 12:30pm

What They Don’t Teach You In Seminary: Negotiating Contracts, Loving Yourself, & Staying Calm No Matter What

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 6:10pm

Rev. Loveless flyerRev. Jeanne Loveless
“What They Don’t Teach You In Seminary: Negotiating Contracts, Loving Yourself, & Staying Calm No Matter What”

Franciscan School of Theology, 1712 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley

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Public Forum with Bishop Richard Cheetham

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 7:00pm

'The popular image of science as providing reliable, useful and objective knowledge, whilst theology only offers speculative and subjective opinion is remarkably widespread and persistent.  This remains so despite a large and growing body of academic literature which presents a much more nuanced view.  One important understanding is that both science and theology can be seen as saying (albeit in different ways) true things about the way things really are - i.e.

Divine Vintage: Wine Tasting & Conversation

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 7:30pm

From Shiraz to Chardonnay, wine has been an essential part of the Jewish and Christian religious experience for millennia. These early traditions continue to influence today's robust wine connoisseurs offering a fascinating history and an assortment of varieties to discover. Wine expert Joel Butler teams up with biblical historian Randall Heskett for a remarkable adventure that explores the drinking habits of biblical figures 3,500 to 2,000 years ago.



Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 7:30pm

This year, the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University will host a series of events on the theme "The Unfinished Agenda of Vatican II," commemorating the 50th anniversary of Vatican II (the first session met in October 1962).

Mary Ann Donovan, S.C. (JST-SCU) and Arthur Holder (GTU) will speak on Ecumenism.

Gesu Chapel, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, 1735 Le Roy Avenue, Berkeley

Reception at AAR/SBL

Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 8:00pm

Monroe Room, Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago.

RSVP by Nov. 9,, 510/649-2422. Not open to the public.

Mystical Life: The Thread of Love Within the Heart

Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 10:00am

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Ph.D.Mystical life is one of humanity's greatest secrets: that within the heart we can have a direct experience of the Divine. The mystical path is like a stream that runs beneath all of the world's religions, sometimes hidden, sometimes more visible. At this time there is a great need to know this secret, to reclaim this truth of divine love.

CANCELLED - Israel, Iran and the U.S. After the Elections: Lunch Talk with Aharon Barnea

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 12:30pm

This event has been cancelled due to the current situation in the Middle East. Please consider attending other CJS sponsored events. Thanks!

Over the past eight years, Barnea has served as an anchorman and special correspondent on Arab affairs on Israel's Channel 2. Barnea formerly was an advisor to Ezer Weizman, the President of Israel. He also wrote for the Hadashot newspaper, was a correspondent and anchor for Israel Radio, specializing in Arab affairs.

CIS 5th Anniversary Celebration Reception

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

With gratitude, the Center for Islamic Studies invites you to join us in celebrating the past five years of the Center for Islamic Studies and looking ahead to many more! Hear from our faculty and students about our academics, programs, and events, and join us for light refreshments. All are welcome.

Wednesday, December 5, 6:30-8:30 pm
Easton Hall, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Questions? Contact or 510/649-2563.

Sex & Spirit: A student art show

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 7:00pm

All are welcome to join us for a brief program, refreshments, and an opportunity to view the work of students in the Sexuality in Sacred Art class.

Sponsored by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at the Pacific School of Religion

Pacific School of Religion, Mudd 100, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley


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