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Spiritual Other/Spiritual Self: Models of Transformative Interfaith Work - Surjit Singh Lecture 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 7:00pm

Jennifer Howe Peace (Ph.D. '05)
Assistant Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover Newton Theological School (ANTS) and Director of CIRCLE (Center fo Interreligious and Communal Leadership Education)

People of diverse religious backgrounds encounter each other daily in coffee shops, hospitals, classrooms, and around the dinner table. What might these encounters teach us about ourselves, our neighbors, or about God? Drawing on stories from My Neighbor’s Faith (Orbis, 2012), this year's Singh Lecture will explore what these encounters tell us about the nature of transformative interfaith work today.

Responses will be given by Charles Gibbs (Executive Director, United Religions Initiative) and Rebecca Parker (President, Starr King School for the Ministry) with a discussion moderated by Judith Berling (Professor of Chinese and Comparative Religions, GTU). The will be a public reception before the lecture at 6:00PM in the Bade Museum across the Courtyard.

2014 GTU Graduates

On May 8, fifty-four graduates were honored at the GTU's 2014 commencement ceremony at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary's Chapel of the Cross in Berkeley, California. Thirty-seven graduates received the Master of Arts degree, three the Master of Arts with a concentration in Biblical Languages, and fourteen the Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Reception for GTU Graduates and Coordinators

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 5:00pm
Church Divinity School of the Pacific Courtyard, 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA

A De-Centering Prayer

Remarks by graduate Marilyn Matevia at GTU's 2013 Commencement ceremony

Brown Bag Luncheon with the Director of the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Ioan SaucaThe GTU President’s and Dean’s Offices invite you to a brown bag luncheon discussion to hear about the work of the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey near Geneva, Switzerland, a program of the World Council of Churches.

Dossier Service

GTU Dossier Services assists GTU doctoral candidates and graduates who are seeking teaching appointments in higher education. Services include e-mail notification of job openings in religious studies, a dossier service, and links to job search resources on the GTU website. To open a dossier file, call 510/649-2440 or e-mail Angela Munoz. Those seeking advice about the academic job search are encouraged to discuss this process with their faculty advisor or committee members.

Subject Bibliographies

American Religious History

A variety of resources about America's religious history, including denominations and interest group perspectives.

Biblical Materials

A great resource for exegesis papers.

For Students

GTU Students Collage
Many resources are available to GTU students. The links below are provided as a quick way to locate student information:

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