Thursday, October 16, 2014 (All day) to Friday, October 17, 2014 (All day)
Join San Francisco Theological Seminary’s new Center for Innovation in Ministry for a two-day symposium that will lead us to explore the following question: How can we leverage the power of games to tackle the issues of poverty, hunger, and violence? Keynote speaker Jane McGonigal, a game designer and researcher for the Institute for the Future, along with a variety of respondents, will help ministry leaders explore innovation in their ministry contexts. Please go to www.sfts.edu/CenterLaunch for more information.
After five years of intensive planning, San Francisco Theological Seminary will begin construction on faculty housing and a new student village this June. Funded through the sale of a small amount of peripheral property, the construction will be completed in time for the beginning of the 2015-2016 academic year.
Dr. Christopher Ocker, Professor of Church History at San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS), will deliver the 2014 Distinguished Faculty Lecture entitled, "Reformations that Matter (and Some that Don’t)."
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.
San Francisco Theological Seminary, Montgomery Chapel, 5 Richmond Rd., San Anselmo, CA 94960
A workshop to explore the spiritual, psychological and moral issues involved in deciding to turn towards death. Featuring pastoral theologian & noted author Dr. Herbert Anderson, who has taught at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, Princeton Seminary, Fuller, and Yale Divinity School.
Alexander Hall, 40 Kensington Rd., San Anselmo, CA 94960
Six religion scholars will explore the different ways in which people come to know God. Each scholar will present their research and then answer questions from the audience. A roundtable discussion will follow the individual presentations.
The Rev. Dr. Jana Childers will take over as the new dean and vice president of academic affairs at the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo on July 1, but she's no stranger to life on the campus.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 07/02/2013 - 10:50am
Dr. Eugene Eung-Chun Park, Dana and Dave Dornsife Professor of New Testament at San Francisco Theological Seminary, will be heading to Hong Kong this month for his third year as a mentor to young scholars through the Institute for Advanced Study in Asian Cultures and Theologies (IASACT). He will spend 6 weeks helping scholars refine and publish articles on a variety of topics in humanities and social sciences in the Asian Context.