Graduate Theological Union

Winter 2002

  • Self Power and Other Power
    An interview with 2001 Alum of the Year Richard K. Payne, Dean of the Institute of Buddhist Studies (a GTU affiliate), on Shin Buddhism, his studies of ritual as a Shingon monk, and the "religious importance" of understanding the fundamental differences between faith traditions.

  • Doing It All
    Jennifer Hughes, a current GTU student, combines her GTU and UCB studies of Latin American theology and history with motherhood and pursuing ordination in the Episcopal church.

  • The "Genealogy" of Genocide
    Nancy Scheper-Hughes, UC Berkeley professor, author, and mother of GTU student Jennifer Hughes (see story above), delivered the 2001 Surjit Singh Lecture on "The Genocide Continuum: Peace-Time Crimes and the Violence of Everyday Life."

  • Dean Eldon Ernst: New Faculty Publications Reflect Academic Diversity
    Plus: Jana L. Childers, Stephen J. Ellingson, Louis Weil and others describe their favorite books of 2001.

  • New Advancement Executive Joins the GTU
    Katherine E. Akos, new vice president for advancement, was drawn by the GTU's mission of teaching and learning in an ecumenical and interfaith environment.

  • News and Notes