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A Brown Bag Lunch and Learn with Bezalel Naor; Translator and Interpreter of the Thought of Rav Kook will present "The Janus-Faced Messianism of Rav Kook: Planetary Consciousness / Ethnocentricity"

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 12:30pm
The Center for Jewish Studies at GTU presents A Brown Bag Lunch and Learn with Bezalel Naor; Translator and Interpreter of the Thought of Rav Kook will present "The Janus-Faced Messianism of Rav Kook: Planetary Consciousness / Ethnocentricity" Thursday, February 14th, 12:30pm Cheeseboard Pizza Will Be Served Hedco, 2465 Le Conte Ave, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA For more information and to RSVP, please contact cjs@gtu.edu or 510.649.2482

GTU Students of Color Gathering

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 5:00pm

Are you a student of color?
Do you think you are a student of color?
Do you know what a student of color is?

Come to our event and find out! Let’s explore possibilities for creating community!

There will be a potluck gathering so please bring a food item to share.

First floor lounge, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, 1735 Le Roy Avenue, Berkeley

For more info, contact Malia, marmstrong@sksm.edu.

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Doctoral Student Forum

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 5:00pm

Attention GTU Doctoral Students:

The Student Advisory Council invites you to the annual Doctoral Student Forum. The Forum is an opportunity for students to voice their issues and concerns. The forum will be held on Wednesday, February 20th from 5PM to 7PM in the student lounge in the Le Conte Building. Refreshments will be served.

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Scholarship Resources Workshop

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 6:00pm

This workshop is designed to introduce GTU doctoral students and those interested in doctoral programs to funding resources available with a focus on each stage of the academic program: coursework, comprehensive exams, dissertation, as well as a look into the future.  The workshop will be held in the Teaching Lab at the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library on Wednesday, February 20, from 6:00 - 7:00pm, space is limited. To register, please email: scholarships@gtu.edu.

Vatican II and Parish Life

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 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).

Speakers (TBD).

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

 

Green Tea Conversation on the Statements of CATS VII

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 12:00pm

Asia Project will host a Green Tea Conversation on the Statement of CATS VII with Dr. Moses Penumaka. The Congress of Asian Theologians (CATS) is a bi-/tri-annual conference of theologians throughout Asia, founded in 1997. CATS VII, the Seventh Congress was held on the theme, “Embracing and Embodying God’s Hospitality Today” on June 30-July6, 2012. Dr. Penumaka will present and lead a discussion on the statements from CATS VII as he represented Asia Project and the GTU in the Congress. Dr.

Winter Pacific Seminar 21st Century - Keynote by Takamaro Shigaraki

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

This year's Winter Pacific Seminar will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.

Keynote: Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki, The Path of the Nembutsu

He will speak in Japanese with English translation by Rev. Dr. David Matsumoto, Institute of Buddhist Studies. The presentation will be followed by a dialogue with Dr. Shigaraki.

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Buddhist Studies and the Center for Buddhist Education.

Green Deen: What Islam Teaches about Protecting the Planet

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 5:00pm

Green DeenIslam & Authors series at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), conversation with author Ibrahim Abdul-Matin. 

Co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies. 

ICCNC, 1433 Madison Street, Oakland 94612. 

Toward an Islamic Enlightenment: The Gülen Movement

Monday, February 25, 2013 - 12:00pm

M. Hakan Yavuz, University of Utah

UC Berkeley Religion, Politics and Globalization Program Spring 2013 Lecture Series

201 Moses, UC Berkeley

A Conversation with Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 2:00pm

Co-sponsored by the Institute of Buddhist Studies and Center for Buddhist Education, is a Conversation with Shigarkgi-sensei on Tuesday, February 26, at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel (1770 South Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo).

All BCA ministers, minister emeritus, and minister's assistants are invited to take part in an informal conversation about the teachings and path of Jodo Shinshu with Shigaraki-sensei. A light meal will follow.

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