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Green Tea Conversation: ATTAINING BUDDHAHOOD IN THIS VERY BODY: THE INTERPRETATION OF MEDIEVAL SHINGON BUDDHIST CONSECRATION RITUALS

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 1:30pm

ASIA PROJECT, GREEN TEA CONVERSATION

ATTAINING BUDDHAHOOD IN THIS VERY BODY: THE INTERPRETATION OF MEDIEVAL SHINGON BUDDHIST CONSECRATION RITUALS

Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Dr. Takahico Kameyama. Dr. Kameyama is a post-doctoral research fellow of IBS/GTU. He earned his Ph.D. degree from Ryukoku University, Japan in 2012. His research interest includes Japanese Esoteric Buddhist schools such as Shingon and Tendai.

 

Thursday, October 31

2013 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 7:00pm

Dr. William Short, Dean and Professor of Christian Spirituality at FST will deliver the 2013 Distinguished Faculty Lecture entitled “From Paris to Alcalá: The Franciscan School and the University, 1219-1533.”

Panel Discussion: A Common Thread: Spiritual Narrative and the Textile Medium

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Visting scholar, Carol Bier, to present at Panel Discussion: A Common Thread: Spiritual Narrative and the Textile Medium hosted by the Center for the Arts, Religion and Education (CARE).

Did Noah and Jonah Share the Same Boat? How Similar Stories Say Opposite Things About the Human Soul

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 7:00pm

with Judy Klitsner

The stories of Noah and Jonah share a remarkable number of details, including: water, boats, a divinely-decreed catastrophe, and a prophet's desperate need to escape. These comparisons will lead us to a surprising inverse relationship between the stories, including opposing views on the question:  is it really possible for human beings to change?

Baptist-Muslim Dialogue

Friday, November 8, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:06pm

Join the ABSW community for their second Baptist-Muslim Dialogue event, featuring leaders from our neighboring Muslim communities of education in Berkeley, including:

Graduate Fair at the GTU

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

Interested in Master’s programs at the GTU? Know someone who is?

Come and be a part of a special event designed for prospective master’s level students to learn about the range of study options the GTU offers. Join us to meet member school representatives, students, and faculty. Light refreshments provided.

Richard S. Dinner Boardroom, GTU Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

To RSVP or for more info, contact us at gtuadm@gtu.edu or 510/649-2460.

Open House for Prospective Students

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 2:00pm
Please join us for an open house to highlight CJS programs and offerings, as well as other school in the GTU consortium. GTU Library, Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Rd, Berkeley, CA,

Julian's Gospel: Illuminating the Life and Revelations of Julian of Norwich

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 5:30pm

Book Talk with Veronica Mary Rolf

Hosted by the GTU Dean's Office.

Dinner Board Room (GTU Library, 3rd floor)

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