The Center for Islamic Studies at the GTU cordially invites you to attend Dr. Todd Lawson's presentation, "The Qur'an as Epic." This event will be moderated by Dr. Mahan Mirza, and promises to be a wonderful experience!
When: May 4, 2016 12pm-2pm Where: Graduate Theological Union, Richard S. Dinner Boardroom, 3rd floor of Flora Lamson Hewlett Library 2400 Ridge Road Berkeley CA
The Graduate Theological Union cordially invites the GTU community to a reception in honor of Arthur G. Holder as he retires as the GTU Academic Dean after 14 Years of Inspirational and Devoted Leadership.
The event will be held in the Dinner Board Room (3rd floor, GTU Library) on Thursday, May 5, 2016, from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm.
Presentations by President Reiss Potterveld and other members of the GTU community will begin at 5pm
Wednesday May 11th, CJS Commencement Reception 3:30pm 2465 Le Conte Avenue | Student Lounge | Berkeley, CA 94709 Prior to the GTU-wide commencement reception, CJS will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating students. Following the CJS reception, the festivities will continue across the street at:
The 2016 GTU Commencement Exercises will be held on Thursday, May 12, at 4:00 pm, in the chapel at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, 2770 Marin Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94708. The event abounds with academic regalia, music, admittedly, a few speeches, and time to introduce each graduate to the community where the graduate receives a diploma and is invested in the hood of her/his degree.
After the Revelation at Sinai, civil laws are given – many of them in the form of short narratives that describe how the violence of human aggression is to be met by the violence of the law. We will explore midrashic, hassidic and psychoanalytic sources that deal with the problem of integrating aggression and empathy.
Friday, May 13th, 2016 9:00am | Pacific School of Religion, Mudd 100 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley CA 94709
UPDATE: Due to a parking conflict with the Oakland Greek Festival, the Shanti event scheduled for May 21, 2016, has been postponed. We regret the inconvenience. Please hold on to any purchased tickets for now. The new date will be announced as soon as it is finalized.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:30pm
On May 25-26, 2016, the GTU will be holding a two-day symposium celebrating the scholarship of Dr. Judith Berling and her 29 years of service as a faculty member and administrator with the GTU. You can watch a live video stream of conference sessions using these links: