Graduate Theological Union

Theodore F. Ted Peters

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CTNS Faculty Showcase

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 7:00pm

A sampling of theology and science research by faculty from around the GTU. 

Confirmed Speakers:

PLTS Founders Day Celebration

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 9:00am

The 2016 Founders Day lecture at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary will feature PLTS's Ted Peters and astronomer Dr. Pamela Gay of Southern Illinois University speaking on, "Taking a Cosmic Perspective: Expanding God into the Expanding Creation: A Dialogue Between a Scientist and a Theologian.”

GTU students may attend for half-price [only $10] (which includes lunch from Sunrise Catering).

Other GTU personnel may attend as well, registering as ‘General.’

CTNS awarded $200K for Project SATURN

The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (CTNS) has been awarded a $200,000 research grant from Calvin College[1] for Project SATURN (Scientific and Theological Understandings of Randomness in Nature). The purpose of this grant is to study the scientific warrants for and theological implications of randomness, propensities and indeterminism in nature - including such natural phenomena as the self-organization of the rings of Saturn out of apparently random processes and gravitational interactions.

Spring 2013 Meeting of the Pacific Coast Theological Society - Eternity and Eternal Life

Friday, April 5, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, April 6, 2013 (All day)

The Pacific Coast Theological Society (PCTS) invites you to attend its Spring Meeting on Friday, April 5 from 1:30-8:30 pm and Saturday, April 6 from 9:00 am–12:00 pm in Classroom “B” at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley.

Contextual Salvation(s)?

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 7:00pm

Ted Peters (PLTS), Thomas Cattoi (JST) and Marion Grau (CDSP) reflect on how their religious and cultural contexts shape their views on salvation.

Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Shires Room 113, 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley

God, Information, and the Sciences of Complexity

Saturday, February 9, 2013 -
1:00pm to 5:30pm

Part of CTNS' J. K. Russell Conference

Dr. Niels Henrik Gregersen, 2013 J. K. Russell Research Fellow in Religion and Science. Responses by: Joshua Moritz, Ted Peters, Oliver Putz and Robert Russell.

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

To register please visit or write for more information.

Faculty News

A new book by GTU Emerita Professor of Historical Theology
Margaret R. Miles

Bodies in Society: Essays on Christianity in Contemporary Culture, Cascade Books, 2008
Miles finds that Christianity, critically appropriated, provides ideas and methods for thinking concretely about life in North American society.

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