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|Into God trailer HD|
Coming to a Theater Near You!
The much lauded TV series on cosmos, consciousness and God — Closer To Truth — is being made into a feature-length documentary, Into God. It will explore issues of universe, brain/mind, religion, meaning, and purpose through intimate conversations with leading scientists, philosophers, scholars, theologians and creative thinkers — including Robert Russell, GTU’s Ian G. Barbour Professor of Theology and Science, and Founder and Director, The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (www.ctns.org). Stay tuned for more details about release date and distribution. See the trailer at right.
Dr. Mia Mochizuki has been awarded a Ryskamp Fellowship
by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. As part of her project — The Netherlandish Image Abroad, 1543-1639: Art, Religion and Economics in the Early Modern World — she’ll study Netherlandish prints brought to Japan by the Jesuit mission. She is GTU Core Doctoral Faculty, Assistant Professor, and Thomas E. Bertelsen, Jr. Chair of Art History and religion at the Jesuit School of Theology.
along with Harvard Divinity School, Barack Obama, Downing Street, Southwest Airlines, GTU alum Rev. Heng-Sure, the Sierra Club, and many more!
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New Books by GTU People
Christian Memories of the Maccabean Martyrs (Palgrave Macmillan)
…by Daniel Joslyn-Siemiatkoski, Assistant Professor of Church History at Church Divinity School of the Pacific
“…analyzes the creation of Christian identity via the lens of veneration of the Maccabean martyrs, Jews who died for the Mosaic Law…a model study on Jewish/Christian interfaith culture.” — Amazon editorial review
Christian Spirituality: The Classics (Routledge)
…presents thirty texts — including works by Augustine, Jonathan Edwards, Thérèse of Lisieux, and Thomas Merton — as living wisdom that invite contemplative reflection and existential response.
…by Arthur Holder, GTU Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs (ed.)
and Douglas Burton-Christie (Ph.D. alum), Nonna Verna Harrison (Ph.D. alum), Theresa Ladrigan-Whelpley (Ph.D. student), Darleen Pryds (FST faculty), Elizabeth Liebert (SFTS dean), Timothy Hessel-Robinson (Ph.D. alum), David Kangas (husband of Inez Radzins of PSR faculty), Lisa Dahill (Ph.D. alum), Bruce Lescher (JST associate dean), among others