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GTU Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 3:30pm

The GTU Dean’s Office invites all members of the GTU Consortial Community to a Welcome Reception on Wednesday, September 17th, 3:30pm in the GTU Dinner Boardroom (3rd floor, GTU Library). At 4pm, there will be a brief program to introduce new faculty and visiting scholars. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. If you have questions or need additional information, contact Angela Muñoz, GTU Dean’s Office at amunoz@gtu.edu or 510/649-2440.

Overlooking the Obvious: The Binding of Isaac Revealed in Literature and Poetry

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 12:30pm

Overlooking the Obvious

In this lecture Stephen Pearce, currently a visiting scholar at he Graduate Theological Union, willl discuss the Binding of Isaac with other scholars from the Bay Area.  Prior to teaching at the GTU, Rabbi Pearce served Congregation Emanu-El as the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Senior Rabbi from 1993 to 2013. 

 

 

CTNS Student Showcase

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
Come to learn about the kinds of research students studying science and religion at the GTU are doing. 7:00 pm in the Dinner Board Room of the GTU Library. Sponsored by The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences.  

Inaugural Lecture of the Karen Lebacqz Endowment in Ethics

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
"The Rainbow of Justice: Illuminating The Character and Manifestations of God's Justice"
 

WSR Welcome Reception

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 11:30am

You are warmly invited to attend the first WSR event of the year, which brings together faculty, students, staff, and their families to enjoy brunch and explore all that the Women's Studies certificate program has to offer. No RSVP necessary. Doug Adams Gallery, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley.

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GTU Library Book Sale

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Can't get enough books?  Come to the annual GTU Library book sale on the Library Plaza and choose from hundreds of books all on sale for $1-2.  People go wild for these books so be sure to get there early for the best selection!  There will be refreshments provided.

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Formless Form, the Art of Sho

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:00pm

Join us for this art exhibit in the GTU Library, 2400 Ridge Rd., Berkeley. Exhibit runs through January 31, 2015.

Movie Night Presented by Asia Project

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 6:30pm

Join the Asia Project for Green Tea conversations over the movie Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring, directed by Kim Ki-Duk. Conversation after the movie will be facilitated by Dr. Scott Mitchell, Chair of the Asia Project. Download Flyer

Sukkah Building Party

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 12:30pm

Sponsored by the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies 

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What Makes a Bible Translation Good?

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

New College Berkeley presents What Makes a Bible Translation Good?  with U.C. Berkeley professor Richard Rhodes, Tuesday evening, October 7, 7 p.m. Berkeley Covenant Church, 1632 Hopkins, Fireside Room

 

There are many translations of the Bible to choose from. Some are closer to the original languages and some read more like natural English. This seminar will ask how we evaluate which versions are better or worse.

 

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