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Israeli Nation or Jewish People? Zionism and the Transformation of Jewish Identity

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 12:30pm
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION Part of a Lecture Series titled "Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People? Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Era" featuring Jewish Studies Scholar, Professor and Author, Noam Pianko Osher Marin JCC Visiting Scholar Noam Pianko, Jewish Studies scholar, professor and author of “Zionism and the Roads Not Taken: Rawidowicz, Kaplan, Kohn” will explore probing questions about peoplehood; past, present, and future to reassess the possibilities and limitations of Jewish collectivity today. Vegetarian lunch will be provided

Spring 2013 Meeting of the Pacific Coast Theological Society - Eternity and Eternal Life

Friday, April 5, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, April 6, 2013 (All day)

The Pacific Coast Theological Society (PCTS) invites you to attend its Spring Meeting on Friday, April 5 from 1:30-8:30 pm and Saturday, April 6 from 9:00 am–12:00 pm in Classroom “B” at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley.

GTU Fulbright PhD student, Waqas Sajjad, to present at 30th Annual ACSIS Conference

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 10:30am to 12:15pm
30th Annual American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies
"Christians and Muslim Minorities in Pakistan - The Missing Discourse," presentation by Muhammad Waqas Sajjad, Fulbright Scholar, Ph.D. Candidate, Cultural and Historical Studies in Religion - Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
Location: The Chancellor’s Suite, Student Center - Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey
Please visit, http://www.acsis.us/ for more information.

2013 Alemany Awards Celebration

Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 6:30pm

Join us in honoring the vital work that our religious sisters do in the world. 

Saturday, April 6thDSPT Mass at St. Mary Cathedral
5:30 pm Vigil Mass, 6:30 pm Alemany Awards Reception and Dinner in the Cathedral Events Center

The Language of Meditation Across Religious Traditions

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Panel Discussion and Workshop: Public Event

Mangalam Research Center, 2018 Allston Way, Berkeley

 

The Ascetics of War: The Undoing and Redoing of Virtue

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 7:00pm

The Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute presents the Manolis Distinguished Lecture for 2013: The Ethics of Theosis – Two lectures by Dr. Aristotle Papanikolaou of Fordham University.

April 9, 2013, 7pm:  The Ascetics of War: The Undoing and Redoing of Virtue at the Valley Life Sciences Building, Room 2060, University of California, Berkeley. 

Tuesday evening, this will be further explored using modern warfare as the focus.

 

Orthodox Liberalism: The Politics of Divine-Human Communion

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 7:00pm

The Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute presents the Manolis Distinguished Lecture for 2013: The Ethics of Theosis – Two lectures by Dr. Aristotle Papanikolaou of Fordham University.

April 8, 2013, 7pm:  Orthodox Liberalism: The Politics of Divine-Human Communion at the Dennison Refectory, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA 94709.  Reception to follow.

Monday evening, Dr. Papanikolaou will explore the general issue of the political implications of an Orthodox Christian mindset.

 

Varieties of Medieval Jewish Literature: The Annual Koret Symposium

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 8:30am

Varieties of Medieval Jewish Literature:The Annual Koret Symposium
This conference will examine the varieties of Hebrew literature produced in the medieval period, ranging from poetry, translation, pietistic and legal writings, midrash, travel literature, narrative, and historical chronicle.
Tuesday, April 9, 8:30am-6:30pm

                        Schedule:

8:30                  Welcome

Peoples Temple, Jim Jones, and Black America

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 12:00pm

James L. Taylor, University of San Francisco

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

223 Moses, UC Berkeley

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