When Ron Sider, a prominent evangelical voice for social justice, steps down from his post as president of Evangelicals for Social Action (ESA) in June 2013, GTU alumnus F. Albert "Al" Tizon will share the reins. Tizon (Ph.D. '05) will serve as co-president of the organization with Paul Alexander, a graduate of Baylor, in a "consensus model," according to a post on the organization's website.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 4:43pm
Three UC Berkeley undergraduate Geography students, Vanessa Fernandez, Robert Lee and Alyssa Kies, began a blog (http://holyhillberkeley.wordpress.com/) in November about the Northside of Berkeley campus affectionately known as Holy Hill. The blog is a course project for Urban Geography of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 10:03am
Jennifer Howe Peace, (Ph.D. ’05), Assistant Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover Newton Theological School (ANTS) and Director of CIRCLE (Center for Interreligious and Communal Leadership Education), a joint venture of ANTS and Hebrew College will deliver the 2013 Surjit Singh Lecture on Thursday, February 21, at 7:00pm.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 1:19pm
Dale Patrick earned his Th.D. in 1971 from the Graduate Theological Union. He was appointed to the faculty at Drake University in 1985 and remained until retirement in 2008. Since then he, with his wife, have been teaching at United Theological College, Harare, Zimbabwe, as volunteers in mission.
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Submitted by communications on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 3:46pm
The Graduate Theological Union, San Francisco Theological Seminary, and McGee Avenue Baptist Church in Berkeley are teaming up to offer the second annual Womanist Symposium entitled “But Who Do They Say I Am?”
The symposium will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, at McGee Avenue Baptist Church, 1640 Stuart Street, Berkeley, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 12:51pm
The Center for Jewish Studies presents a four-part lecture series entitled: “Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People?: Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Age.” The series will be given by Noam Pianko.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 11:30am
The Graduate Theological Union is pleased to announce that two doctoral students, Leslie Bowling-Dyer and Diandra Chretain, who began their studies in Fall 2012, are also in the 2012 class of The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) North American Doctoral Fellows.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 12:40pm
The Islamophobia Studies Journal (ISJ), a bi-annual publication “that focuses on the critical analysis of Islamophobia and its multiple manifestations in our contemporary moment,” has published its first issue.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 10:30am