The handwriting is on the wall. As Americans distance themselves from the label of Christian, preferring “spiritual” or no affiliation, attendance continues to slip across mainline denominations. Schools for ministerial formation are struggling with lower enrollments and less denominational financial support. The composition of the Christian Church is changing and the seminaries must change with it.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 7:23pm
Pacific School of Religion Quad, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley
Join us in celebrating this year’s National Coming Out Day with refreshments, music, and community. There will also be a CLGS Library book giveaway that includes a vast selection of gender and sexuality centered fiction and nonfiction books.
Sponsored by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at Pacific School of Religion www.clgs.org
It was announced on Monday, June 3, 2013, that Bernard Schlager will succeed Tat-siong Benny Liew as Pacific School of Religion's Dean & Vice President for Academic Affairs. Schlager has been at PSR since 2000 where he is Associate Professor of Cultural and Historical Studies; he is also a member of the Core Doctoral Faculty at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU). In addition, he has been Executive Director of the Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry (CLGS) for the last 5 years.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 11:22am
BERKELEY, CA – On May 17, the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) and Pacific School of Religion (PSR) informed their communities that Dr. Riess W. Potterveld, PSR President, will become Acting President of the GTU. PSR is one of the oldest members of the GTU, which is the largest consortium of seminaries and graduate schools in the country. Many of the schools are concentrated in an area north of UC Berkeley known as “Holy Hill.”
Submitted by communications on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 12:55pm
Take 20-30 minutes out of your busy schedule for some self-care and join us. There will be Reiki, healing touch, shamanic healing, and opportunities for meditation to be offered for students, faculty and staff of the GTU and the surrounding community. Be kind to yourself!
To be held 7-9pm in Mudd 100, Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley