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Imaging Religion art exhibition: October 1, 2012 - February 28, 2013

Monday, October 1, 2012 - 9:00am to Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 5:00pm

The Graduate Theological Union Library invites you to an exhibition of visual and textual expressions that characterize religious beliefs. Titled Imaging Religion: An Exhibition in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Graduate Theological Union, the exhibition runs from October 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013 (extended through February 28).

Included in the display are Orthodox icons; Catholic paintings, prints, and vestments; Protestant prints; Islamic and Buddhist calligraphy; Jewish scrolls; and printed material, statues and objects from these and other traditions.

Of special note are works by contemporary artists Haji Noor Deen Mi Guang Jiang, Ron Nakasone, He Qi, Alfonso Castillo, Corita Kent, Angelica Vasquez Cruz, and Virginia and Louis Naranjo.

Annual Book Sale, Monday October 1

Monday, October 1, 2012 - 10:00am
The annual book sale will be held on Monday, October 1, from 10 am to 3 pm, in the Henry Mayo NewHall Plaza at the library's entrance. We suggest that you arrive early for the best selection. Most hardbacks are $2.00 and most paperbacks are $1.00.

Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 12:00pm

Book Talk with Joy Ladin

Hosted by the Center for Jewish Studies and co-sponsored by Starr King School for the Ministry, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at Pacific School of Religion, and Women’s Studies in Religion

First Floor Lounge, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley

Writing The Academic Statement of Purpose Workshop

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 12:30pm

Applying to doctoral programs? This is a workshop to help you with a key component in the process. Join GTU Dean Arthur Holder and faculty panelists in a discussion of the academic statement of purpose, the essence of the application for admission to a doctoral program. The panel will provide key suggestions for crafting this important "little" document. Join us Thursday, October 4, from 12:30-2pm in the Dinner Board Room of the GTU Hewlett Library. For more information or to reserve a place, contact GTU Admissions,, 510-649-2460.

Preparing the Academic Conference Paper Proposal Panel

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 1:00pm

Conference Prep flyerDr. Flora Keshgegian, Dr. Inese Radzins, and Dr. Jennifer Davidson

A discussion of questions such as: How does one respond to a call for papers? What makes for an effective proposal? What should one include in a proposal & what should be left out?

Brown Bag Lunch

Women Preachers & Leaders: The Roman Catholic Tradition that Gets Overlooked

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 10:30am

Darleen PrydsWSR Cafe Series: Dr. Darleen Pryds

Denniston Commons, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Sunday Spirit - Idea Lounge

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 6:00pm

Interfaith faculty discussion

Faculty speakers:

Trailing Clouds of Glory: A History of the Life Before

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:30pm

Easton Hall, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Sponsored by the GTU Dean's Office


The Unfinished Agenda of Vatican II

Tuesday, October 16, 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).

This event is the Keynote address which will be given by Rev. Joseph Komonchak of Catholic University. 

Holy Spirit Parish, Newman Hall, UC Berkeley, 2700 Dwight Way, Berkeley. The parish will host a reception to follow.

American Muslims Redefining Religion and Identity: A Critical Discourse Analysis on 9/11 Uproar

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 12:00pm

Asia Project Green Tea Conversation

Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Roma Ulinnuha. Roma is a Ph.D. student at Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS). He is a lecturer of Ushuluddin, Religious Studies, and Islamic Thoughts at the State Islamic University (UIN), Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta since 2006.

Bring your lunch. Tea & snack will be provided. Free and open to the public.

Mudd 101, Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley


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