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Ritualizing Environmental Change, Rethinking Religion

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 2:30pm

The GTU, in collaboration with the Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study of UC Berkeley, is pleased to announce a three-day long workshop on environmental change and ritualized relationships with the other-than-human world.

From Greed to Green: The Art & Science of Sustainable Living in India

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 12:00pm

The GTU's Mira and Ajay Shingal Center for Dharma Studies presents His Grace Gauranga Dasa Prabhu speaking on sustainable living as showcased by the Govardhan Ecovillage in India. Response by Devin Zuber of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies.

RSVP Required for lunch and presentation. Email cds.gtu@gmail.com

Laudati Si' with Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, April 28, 2016 (All day)

The School of Applied Theology in partnership with the Cathedral of Christ the Light, Our Lady of Lourdes, and St. Columbia cordially invite you to attend a three-day series on Laudati Si' with Dr.

Finding Meaning in the Mess: Artists Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang’s create beauty from discarded beach plastic

Starr King School of Ministry Symposium

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, August 28, 2014 (All day)

An Urban Retreat on Environmental Justice

Join us for two days of study, dialogue, ritual celebration, food, music, art and community building celebrating the Spirit of Life. Our Symposium connects all Starr King’s School’s students, faculty, staff, trustees, graduates and communities as we cultivate multi-religious, counter-oppressive, just and sustainable communities.

Lewis Mudge Book Forum

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 12:30pm
Dinner Boardroom, GTU Library, 2400 Ridge Rd., Berkeley.
 
The GTU will host a book forum on a posthumously published book by the late Lewis S. Mudge, a distinguished theologian and pioneer of ecumenism and interfaith dialogue who taught theology and ethics at the San Francisco Theological Seminary for many years prior to his death in 2009.
 

Escaping the Ivory Tower: Practical Theological Scholarship

The motto of the Graduate Theological Union is “where religion meets the world,” but what does it mean? It’s easy to draw a line between what is “sacred” and “secular” (often whatever is not “sacred”), but that’s not quite it either since religion is part of the world we know and the world interacts with religion. Rather, our motto emphasizes where faith traditions purposefully encounter people and events, sometimes in unique ways — describing this encounter as crossroads, bridges, and dialogue.

Green Deen: What Islam Teaches about Protecting the Planet

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 5:00pm

Green DeenIslam & Authors series at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), conversation with author Ibrahim Abdul-Matin. 

Co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies. 

ICCNC, 1433 Madison Street, Oakland 94612. 

Catholics and the Environment: A Student’s Address

As a recent article noted (“The ‘green’ pope: Benedict’s calls for creation earns notice”), Benedict XVI’s pro-active and public stance on the environment, both in writing and leadership, has earned him the moniker, the “green” pope.

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