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February 2016

Love, Art and Devotion: Sacred Objects, Sacred Moments and Ars Mystica

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 (All day) to Friday, February 12, 2016 (All day)

applied cross of linen is tapestry—woven in green and red wool. The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library presents a new exhibition, Love, Art and Devotion: Sacred Objects, Sacred Moments and Ars Mystica, that runs from December 8, 2015 to February 12, 2016.

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Arabic: Language of the Quran, An Exhibit

Saturday, January 16, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, March 20, 2016 (All day)

From January 16th through March 20th, the San Francisco Library and the Islamic Art Exhibit will present Arabic: Language of the Quran. This exhibit and related programs are supported by many institutions, including GTU's Center for Islamic Studies. 

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When: January 16-March 20th, 2016

SAT: Joy through Movement - Tai Chi Chih®

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 7:00pm to Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

Movement Meditation -  Joy through Movement - Tai Chi Chih®

Series I
Feb: Mondays, 7-8PM: 1, 8, 16 (note, Tuesday), 22, 29

Series II
March: Tuesdays, (7-8PM) 8, 15, (Note: no class 3/21), 29, April 5, 19

Where: School of Applied Theology, 5890 Birch Court, Oakland, CA 94618

The Forty Rules of Love: A Dramatic Reading by Hassan El Jai

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:00pm

Two, very different contemporary characters discover romance in a dramatic reading of best-selling novel The Forty Rules of Love by acclaimed Moroccan theater, voice, film, and TV performer and translator Hassan El Jai (recently performed at Form Mason in SF). Elif Shafak’s novel follows the lives of a Jewish-American housewife and a Sufi Muslim based in Amsterdam and the unlikely love they develop for each other. El Jai&r

Homebrewed Christianity: Interview and Panel

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 8:00pm

The Graduate Theological Union will host Tripp Fuller and his Homebrewed Christianity podcast. (http://homebrewedchristianity.com/category/podcast/)

Fuller, who is pursuing a PhD in theology at Claremont Graduate University, says that his popular podcast brings listeners "the best nerdy audiological ingredients so you can brew your own faith."

Institutionalizing Islamophobia: Critiquing the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Framework and Emerging Programs

Friday, February 5, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, February 6, 2016 (All day)

 

The Center for Islamic Studies at Graduate Theological Union invites you to attend an important upcoming conference, Institutionalizing Islamophobia: Critiquing the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Framework and Emerging Programs.

School of Applied Theology Open House

Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 4:30pm

One of them is celebrating fifty years of life; the other, fifty years of religious life:

The SAT Directors Carrie Rehak & Celeste Crine, OSF invite you to join them for their “50/50” Celebration at the School of Applied Theology.

Please arrive at 3PM if you would like to enjoy an experience of Sabbatical with one of our three presenters:

Walking through Country Australia

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 7:30pm

Please join the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology and the Asia Project of GTU for an exciting lecture series!

First Lecture: The Dreaming, Tuesday February 9th, 7:30PM, DSPT Room 1,  2301 Vine St, Berkeley, CA 94708

Sacred Dance: Hula and Okinawan (Performance & Discussion)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 1:30pm

The Center for the Arts, Religion and Education presents "Sacred Dance: Hula & Okinawan" featuring performance and discussion with Michael Pili Pang and Yukie Shiroma.

Where: CARE's Doug Adams Gallery, 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley

When: February 16, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

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SFTS Hosts Core Ensemble, "Ain't I a Woman"

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

 

San Francisco Theological Seminary, located on the skirts of downtown San Anselmo, is pleased and excited to host Core Ensemble’s presentation of “Ain’t I a Woman“ on Thursday, February 18, 7:00 pm in historic Montgomery Chapel, 5 Richmond Road, San Anselmo. 

New Directions in Sephardic Studies: Monday February 22nd, 9:30am

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 9:30am

New Directions in Sephardic Studies: Monday, February 22nd, 9:30 am
Graduate Theological Union Dinner Board Room
2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709 

25th Annual Aquinas Lecture

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 7:30pm

DSPT invites you to attend their 25th Annual DSPT Aquinas Lecture on Tuesday, February 23rd 2016.

The Technology of Transformation: Sacred Texts and the Divine Feminine

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm

Dr. Rita Sherma, Director of the GTU's Center for Dharma Studies, will speak at the 24th Annual Reading of the Sacred Texts. 

SAT Hosts "Journey of Faith, Journey of the Universe: The Lectionary and the New Cosmology"

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm

The School of Applied Theology would like to invite you to attend a book reading of Journey of Faith, Journey of the Universe: The Lectionary and the New Cosmology on February 25th 7-9pm. 

Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts

Sunday, February 28, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, May 8, 2016 (All day)

The Center for Islamic Studies would like to encourage you to attend an exciting exhibit at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco February 25- May 8 entitled, Pearls on a String: Artists Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts.

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