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November 2015

CircumNavigators: Exhibit at Flora Lamson Hewlett Library

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:00pm to Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 5:00am

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library will be hosting an art exhibit entitled CircumNavigators, by Christel Dillbohner and Danae Mattes from April 30 - November 15, 2015.Please join us for a reception for the artists on April 30th, 6pm-8pm with a special event, "Interval at the Atrium" at 7pm. Special thanks to the Jane Dillenberger Fine Arts Endowment for making this exhibition possible.

Feast of Grace: Photographic Illustrations of Biblical Narratives

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 (All day) to Friday, November 6, 2015 (All day)

Now through November 6, we invite you to view and contemplate "Feast of Grace: Photographic Illustrations of Biblical Narratives," a photography exhibition presented by Su Chi Lin, GTU doctoral student and JST doctoral affiliate.

Faithfully Feminist Book Forum

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 6:00pm

GTU Doctoral Candidate Corinna Guerrero, who teaches at both ABSW and JST, is among the contributors to Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian, & Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay. Join her for a conversation about that book and the role of women in religion. Monday, November 2, from 6:00 to 6:40, in the chapel at American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley.

Fifty Years Of Catholic-Jewish Relations: The Gains And The Challenges

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 12:30pm

Thursday, November 5th. 12:30pm. GTU Dinner Board Room. 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709. 

Fifty years have passed since the promulgation of Nostra Aetate, the Vatican II statement on interreligious relations that shifted the Catholic Church's perception of its relationship with Judaism and the Jewish People. While not all points of tensions have been removed, the relationship is now viewed through a fundamentally positive lens .The gains of the last half century will be highlighted and the remaining challenges will be discussed at this talk. 

2015 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

Dr. William O’Neill, Associate Professor of Social Ethics at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (JST-SCU), will deliver the 2015 Distinguished Faculty Lecture entitled, “A Terrible Beauty: Reimagining Human Rights.”

Come & See! Prospective Student Event at PSR!

Friday, November 6, 2015 (All day) to Saturday, November 7, 2015 (All day)

Pacific School of Religion (PSR), a multi-denominational seminary committed to equipping spiritually formed, theologically rooted leaders for social transformation, 

GTU Graduate Fair for Prospective Students

Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 2:00pm

The Graduate Theological Union invites you to its annual Graduate Fair on Sunday, November 8th from 2-4:30pm. Learn more about the GTU and its programs through faculty and students panels and discuss program options with Admissions staff. All interested in the Master of Arts programs at the GTU or its member schools are encouraged to attend.

Deep Caring & Social Change: Tending to Souls Who Suffer

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 7:00pm

Starr King School for the Ministry presents another “10 Years of MASC” anniversary event!

New Perspectives on Early Lay Dominicans - Fr. Augustine Thompson, OP

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 7:30pm

Discovery of previously unknown documents and better understanding of the religious culture of the laity in the Italy of St. Dominic and St. Francis have radically changed the accepted narrative for the origins and development of the "Penitents of St.

Opportunities and Challenges of Teaching Islamic Studies in Theological Seminaries

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 9:00am


Munir Jiwa, Director of the Center for Islamic Studies, is a panelist for this Theology and Religious Reflection Section co-organized by the International Institute of Islamic Thought at the American Academy of Religions Annual Meeting this month.

When: Saturday, November 21, 9:00-11:00am
Where: Marriott, Atlanta GA


GTU Reception at AAR & SBL

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 7:00pm

Connect with GTU faculty, students, alumni, and administration--and greet our 2015 Alumna of the Year, Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado--at the GTU reception at the AAR & SBL Annual Meeting. Prospective students are encouraged to RSVP to Andrea Sheaffer, so we can welcome you. 

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