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Formless Form, the Art of Sho

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:00pm to Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 6:00pm

The Graduate Theological Union Library, 2400 Ridge Rd., invites you to Formless Form. the Art of Sho, recent works by Ronald Y. Nakasone. Sho (as it is referred to in Japan; Chu shu) or calligraphy, is the simple exercise of writing kanji (Ch hanzi) and phonetic script to communicate thoughts, feelings, and information.

Nufa Gukuru- My Spirit Dances, Majikina Honryu

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

The Graduate Theological Union Library invites you to a reception Nufa Gukuru- My Spirit Dances, Majikina Honryu in celebration of Formless Form, the Art of Sho, recent works by Ronald Y Nakasone.

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2014 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm

Dr. Christopher Ocker, Professor of Church History at San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS), will deliver the 2014 Distinguished Faculty Lecture entitled, "Reformations that Matter (and Some that Don’t)."

Disquiet Time

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join editorsDisquiet Time Cathleen Falsani and Jennifer Grant, as well as contributing authors Tripp Hudgins (GTU doctoral student), Jay Johnson (professor at PSR), Carolyn Reyes (PSR alum), and Anna Broadway for a conversation about the new book, Disquiet Time: Rants and Reflections on the Good Book by the Skeptical, the Faithful, and a Few Scoundrels. American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley.

GTU GRADUATE FAIR

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Graduate Theological Union Library
Dinner Board Room
2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA 94709
 
To find out more, or to reserve a place, please contact: gtuadm@gtu.edu, 510/649-2460 or 800/826-4488.
 

 

Hasidism Reconsidered

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 2:00pm

November 13th 2014 | 2:00-8:00PM | GTU Library Board Room | 2400 RIDGE RD | Berkeley CA 94709

From its inception, the phenomenon of Hasidism has provoked a series of still unsettled questions. What accounts for the astounding popularity of the 

Symbols of Transformation: Jesus & Mary in the Teachings of Ibn 'Arabi

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 6:45pm to Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 5:00pm

Zaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte Ave., Berkeley

Abraham: An Interfaith Panel

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

Featuring Omid Safi, Ali Ataie and John Kaltner. Event co-sponsors include the Center for Islamic Studies and American Baptist Seminary of the West. Zaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte, Berkeley.

GTU Alumni Reception at AAR/SBL

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 8:00pm

Join us as we honor our 2014 Alumna of the Year, Dr. Suzanne Holland (PhD, '97). Harbor Terrace at the Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place, San Diego. Please RSVP by November 14 to alumni@gtu.edu, 510-649-2431. GTU alumni, faculty, students, and prospective students welcome.   

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