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"Head of Passes" plus panel discussion at the Berkeley Rep

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 8:00pm

The Graduate Theological Union, along with the Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education and the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, invite you to join us for a discussion following the May 14, 2015 performance of the Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Head of Passes, which is based in part on the Book of Job.

The discussion will occur in the Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s cafe following the performance and include a panel of experts, including:

#BlackLivesMatter: The Spirit of Protest Discussion

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 9:00am

The BlackLivesMatter class at the Graduate Theological Union, sponsored by the American Baptist Seminary of the West, Pacific School of Religion & the Center for Social and Spiritual Transformation, invites the community to join them for a special class session.

Womanist Symposium 2015

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 8:00am

"But Who Do You Say I Am?" is the theme for the GTU's third annual womanist symposium at American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704. Keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Linda E. Thomas, professor of theology and anthropology at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Respondents and panelists for the day includes Dr. Valerie Miles Tribble, Dr. Jacqueline Thompson, Rev. Sandra Blair, Rev. Dr.

Abraham: An Interfaith Panel

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

Featuring Omid Safi, Ali Ataie and John Kaltner. Event co-sponsors include the Center for Islamic Studies and American Baptist Seminary of the West. Zaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte, Berkeley.

Disquiet Time

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join editorsDisquiet Time Cathleen Falsani and Jennifer Grant, as well as contributing authors Tripp Hudgins (GTU doctoral student), Jay Johnson (professor at PSR), Carolyn Reyes (PSR alum), and Anna Broadway for a conversation about the new book, Disquiet Time: Rants and Reflections on the Good Book by the Skeptical, the Faithful, and a Few Scoundrels. American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley.

Baptist-Muslim Dialogue

Friday, November 8, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:06pm

Join the ABSW community for their second Baptist-Muslim Dialogue event, featuring leaders from our neighboring Muslim communities of education in Berkeley, including:

Ministry of the Mind

By the Book | Pursuing Academia while in Ministry

Andrew Kille, left, takes part in a "Bathing the Buddha" ceremonyby D. Andrew Kille (Ph.D. ’97)

After graduating with my M.Div. from American Baptist Seminary of the West in 1975, I ministered at Grace Baptist Church of San Jose for thirteen years, ten of them as the Senior Pastor.

Seminar Saturday Extravaganza - ABSW

Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 9:00am

ATTENTION!!! Pastors, staff ministers, church leaders, laypersons, young adults, current and prospective seminarians...

  • Wanting to engage relevant social concerns but not sure how?
  • Looking to introduce fresh ministry ideas to your congregation or small group?
  • Needing to upgrade your leadership skills?
  • Craving for a taste of contemporary seminary scholarship?

NOVEMBER 10, 2012  |  9 AM - 3 PM

expanded choices—diversified instructors

Sangyil Sam Park

American Baptist Seminary of the WestPark, Sam
Associate Professor of Preaching
Core Doctoral Faculty Member


At GTU since 2006

PhD Graduate Theological Union, 2004
MDiv Drew University, 1994
MTh Methodist Theological Seminary, Korea, 1991

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