Rev. Dr. James McDonald, president of San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS), will lead 30 Marin County churches and organizations for the 17th annual Marin Crop Walk On Sunday, April 21, in San Rafael. The annual walk seeks to raise awareness of hunger related issues throughout the world.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 5:00pm
In the April 1, 2013 issue of The Catholic Voice, Bishop Emeritus John S. Cummins shared the remarks he gave as an invocation at the GTU's 50th Anniversary Gala. Below is a brief excerpt and link to the full remarks.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 11:48am
It is a bittersweet occasion for me to inform the GTU community that our beloved president, James Donahue, has been selected to be the next president of St. Mary’s College of California in Moraga. The first non-Christian Brother to be president of St. Mary’s, Jim will assume his new role in July 2013.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 12:25pm
Arthur Holder, GTU Dean, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the John Dillenberger Professor of Christian Spirituality, spoke on Religious Experience as Sacred Text at the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library's Annual Reading of the Sacred Texts.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 4:32pm
WSR hosts the panel Envisioning the Future of Theology & Ethics: A Womanist Perspective with Monica Coleman, Claremont School of Theology; Keri Day, Brite Divinity School; and Andrea White, Emory School of Theology. Discussion focused on key issues, debates, and new approaches to Womanist Theology & Ethics.
Submitted by communications on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 4:51pm
Kevin White, a Ph.D. Candidate in History and a Protestant, puts the election of Pope Francis into a larger historical context in a recent post at MereOrthodoxy.com.
This new Pope Francis is already an unexpected sort of pope.
It is, of course, too early to declare a definitive take on Pope Francis’ reign. ... By looking at who he is, the name he took, and the first impression he gave, we can already see much that is significant. So far, the theme of his election seems to be “novelty following precedent.’
Submitted by communications on Sat, 03/16/2013 - 2:58pm
People of diverse religious backgrounds encounter each other daily in coffee shops, hospitals, classrooms, and around the dinner table. What might these encounters teach us about ourselves, our neighbors, or about God?
Submitted by communications on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:05pm
At an upcoming symposium, Sunstone West, sponsored by the Mormon publication Sunstone Magazine, the first plenary session will be dedicated to the topic of Mormon Studies at the GTU and the Academy. Included among the plenary speakers are GTU Dean and Professor of Christian Sprituality Arthur Holder, doctoral student Michael Reed, and alumna Sheila Taylor (Ph.D. '11) with Adjunct Professor Robert Rees moderating. Rees and Taylor are featured speakers throughout the symposium.
Submitted by communications on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 9:49am