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Time in Eternity Book Release Celebration

Friday, September 14, 2012 - 2:30pm

Responses by William Stoeger, S.J., Lou Ann Trost, and Oliver Putz in addition to author Robert J. Russell.

Also recognition of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences’ 30th Anniversary and completion of the Ian G. Barbour Chair in Theology and Science. Reception to follow.

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

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.

Lifetime Achievement

Below are a select group of people, one from each of our members, who have embodied the values and enhanced the community of the Graduate Theological Union. For their legacy of service, we honor them with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sharon-Gay Smith

Graduate Theological Union, Consortial Registrar (1971-2008)

It takes remarkable people to build a remarkable institution.

Many, many people have been instrumental to the success of the GTU over the last 50 years. We've created this space to honor the contributions of the GTU's most seminal figures.

In addition, each school has chosen one person who embodies the spirit of the GTU to be recognized for a lifetime of contributions in service of the GTU.

We welcome additional nominations for the GTU Hall of Fame.


Reel Muslims and Jews: Representations of Muslims & Jews in American Media: The Annual Madrasa/ Midrasha Day of Learning

Sunday, February 10, 2013 -
2:00pm to 8:15pm

We will explore the various images of Muslims and Jews in television and film.

Workshops 2pm-5:45pm

Reception 5:45pm-6:15pm

Film Screening of Arranged with Q&A 6:15pm-8:15pm

Sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies.

Easton Hall, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley

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God in the White House: Religion and the 2012 Election

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 7:00pm

We will explore the Christian, Mormon, Muslim and Jewish perspectives on the upcoming election and the role of religion in American politics, with attention to recent discussions around the separation of Church and State, on religious freedom and its role in public policy, and U.S. foreign policy.


2012 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 7:00pm

Dr. James Noel (SFTS), “Black Religion in the Atlantic World During the Age of Revolution: Excavating the ‘Sublime’”

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GTU at 50 Years

September 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Graduate Theological Union. To commemorate this historic milestone, the GTU will hold a gala celebration in the Fall. And to set the stage for the next 50 years, we will be rolling out a series of programs designed to more fully engage the institution and its member schools in the most pressing global issues of the day, such as human rights, human development, the environment, war and peace transition, religion and natural sciences, and art, culture and technology.

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