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.
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
We will explore the Christian, Mormon, Muslim and Jewish perspectives on the upcoming election and the role of religion in American politics, with attention to recent discussions around the separation of Church and State, on religious freedom and its role in public policy, and U.S. foreign policy.
Brown Bag Lunch & Learn with Professor Daniel Itzkovitz
Itzkovitz is Professor of English at Stonehill College. He is writing a book entitled Fixing the Jews, which examines 21st century attempts to fix the meanings of Jewishness, and in the process, to fix what's wrong with Jewish life today.
CJS, First Floor Lounge, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley
Tune in to hear GTU President James Donahue on KQED's Forum Thursday, October 25, at 10:00 am with host Michael Krasny together with NPR Religion correspondent Barbara Bradley Hagerty. Their topic, "God in the White House," is based on our Thursday, Oct. 18 panel discussion on religion and the upcoming presidential election.
Recordings of both the Oct. 18 panel and the Oct. 25 broadcast will be available shortly on www.gtu.edu.