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Shanti: A Journey of Peace

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 3:00pm

You are cordially invited to attend the upcoming performance of Shanti: A Journey of Peace, a spectacular multi-media musical production that fuses western choral and orchestral music with Indian musical and dance elements.

The James A. Noel Symposium: Black Religion, Materiality, and the Atlantic World

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 1:00pm

Please join friends, colleagues, and former students of the late Rev. Dr. James A. Noel, Ph.D. for an academic symposium discussing the four key issues of the African-American experience that shaped his work.

The Lunar Calendar in Judaism and Islam: 10.6.16 12:30pm

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:30pm

The Lunar Calendar in Judaism and Islam Thursday, Oct 6 12:30-2:00 PM GTU Library Dinner Boardroom 3rd Floor 2400 Ridge Road Please join us to Celebrate Rosh Hashanah & the Islamic New Year. This event will be led by Prof. Deena Aranoff and Prof. Abdullah Ali, and will provide an overview of the Lunar Calendar in both traditions, the convergence of Rosh Hashanah and the Islamic new year, and Yom Kippur and Ashura.

The Lunar Calendar in Judaism and Islam

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:30pm

The event will be led by Prof. Deena Aranoff and Prof. Abdullah Ali and will provide an overview of the Lunar calendar in both traditions, the convergence of Rosh Hashanah, the Islamic New Year, Yom Kippur and Ashura.

CARe Brown Bag Lunch Series: Visions of Nature

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 12:00pm

Presenter: Karen Sjoholm, MA, REACE

October 7 | 12-1pm | Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley

This presentation will explore the ways that contemporary artists and poets around the world are seeking to illuminate the beauty, spirituality, and challenges of the human relationship with nature. An experiential creative exercise will be included in the presentation. No art experience is necessary.

PSR Founder's Day Celebration

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 4:00pm

To mark 150 years of boldly transforming communities and congregations, Pacific School of Religion will celebrate Founders’ Day on Sunday, October 9. Please join us!

Bishop Yvette Flunder (CMS ‘95, MA ’97), founding pastor of City of Refuge United Church of Christ and presiding Bishop of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries, will serve as preacher.

The Marriage Plot, a Conversation with Naomi Seidman

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 5:30pm

The GTU's Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies is hosting an event celebrating the publication of Dr. Naomi Seidman's long-awaited work, The Marriage Plot Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature (Stanford University Press).  Dr. Seidman will be speaking about her latest book in conversation with Stanford University's Dr.

CTNS 35th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

This event will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences as well as CTNS's new beginning as a program of the Graduate Theological Union. There will be brief statements from the key players in the transition to be followed by a reception. We hope to see you there to help us celebrate this milestone in the history of CTNS.

Asia Project Fall Forum: New Voices of Asia and Oceania

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:30pm

This forum will be a place where doctoral students present their work on Asia/Oceania-related issues. The event is open to the public, and free lunch (delicious Asian cuisine!) wil

Being Queer and Muslim in the Age of Trump

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:30pm

Sahar Shafqat will deliver PSR's Seventh Annual Georgia Harkness Lecture on October 20, 2016 in the PSR Chapel at 6:30pm. Dr. Shafqat is Associate Professor of Political Science at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She has a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.

"This Fragile Earth" at CDSP

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:30am

Join us at Church Divinity School of the Pacific for a day of theological reflection, discussion and worship as we explore the church’s response to the crisis of climate change. Speakers will include former Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, who is the current St. Margaret’s Visiting Professor of Women in Ministry; Bishop Marc Andrus of California, CDSP President and Dean W. Mark Richardson, and Professor Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, professor of theological and social ethics at CDSP and Pacific Lutheran Seminary of California Lutheran University.

Ritualizing Environmental Change, Rethinking Religion

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 2:30pm

The GTU, in collaboration with the Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study of UC Berkeley, is pleased to announce a three-day long workshop on environmental change and ritualized relationships with the other-than-human world.

The Call to Ministry: A Vocational Forum for Students

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 7:00pm

New College Berkeley, a GTU affiliate, hosts this free event for undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students, to be held at First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley. 

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