Hosted by the Archdiocese of Oakland, Mercy: the Heart of Peace will embody the message that peace lies at the heart of religion, and that believers are called to be peacemakers and instruments of mercy. GTU President Riess Potterveld will be among those offering public prayers at the event, which features participants representing multiple faith traditions.
Join the Center for the Arts & Religion for the first brown bag lunch of the semester featuring a presentation on "Babylon, New Jersusalem, and the Brooklyn Bridge: Modern Vastations in American Art" by Meredith Massar, GTU PhD Candidate in Art & Religion, and CARe/GTU Grant Recipient, Spring 2016.
Join the GTU's Center for the Arts & Religion (CARe) for a new monthly event at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA).
On the third Thursday of each month, we'll gather in the lobby at BAMPFA at 4:30 to hear a short talk about a piece of artwork currently on display, and then we can amble around the museum or enjoy a drink in the cafe.
The 2016 Founders Day lecture at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary will feature PLTS's Ted Peters and astronomer Dr. Pamela Gay of Southern Illinois University speaking on, "Taking a Cosmic Perspective: Expanding God into the Expanding Creation: A Dialogue Between a Scientist and a Theologian.”
GTU students may attend for half-price [only $10] (which includes lunch from Sunrise Catering).
Other GTU personnel may attend as well, registering as ‘General.’
The GTU Dean’s Office invites all members of the GTU Consortial Community to a Welcome Reception on Wednesday, September 21st, at 3:30pm in the GTU Student Lounge and Doug Adams Gallery (1st floor of the GTU building at 2465 LeConte Avenue)). At 4pm, there will be a brief program to introduce new faculty and visiting scholars. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
The GTU's Mira and Ajay Shingal Center for Dharma Studies presents His Grace Gauranga Dasa Prabhu speaking on sustainable living as showcased by the Govardhan Ecovillage in India. Response by Devin Zuber of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies.
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 Flora Lamson Hewlett Library's annual book sale will be held in Henry Mayo Newhall Plaza in front of the library from 10 am to 3 pm on Friday, September 30.
This year there is a remarkable selection of books for Masters of Divinity students. Hard cover books are $2.00; paperbacks, $1.00. A few books may be priced slightly higher. Arrive early for the best selection.