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
Rabbi Beth Sholom, San Francisco, and the author of Mystical Vertigo: Kabbalistic Hebrew Poetry Dancing Cross the Divide (Academic Studies Press, 2013). Zoharic Afterglow in Leonard Cohen: Falling with our Angels
Monday, July 11, 2016 (All day) to Friday, August 5, 2016 (All day)
The GTU offers intensive summer language courses in French, German, and Spanish, designed to prepare registered students for the modern foreign language exam. Taught by experienced language instructors, the courses focus on grammar, building vocabulary, and translation practice for three hours a day for four weeks. Each class culminates with a modern foreign language exam. Tuition is $650.