October 30, 2014, Berkeley, CA — At its meeting on October 29, 2014, the Board of Trustees of the Graduate Theological Union reviewed a series of recommendations from a consulting firm regarding the school’s current and future programming. The board has announced several key decisions that will strengthen the GTU’s status as a premier center for the study of the world’s major religious traditions.
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Can't get enough books? Come to the annual GTU Library book sale on the Library Plaza and choose from hundreds of books all on sale for $1-2. People go wild for these books so be sure to get there early for the best selection! There will be refreshments provided.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:00pm to Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 6:00pm
The Graduate Theological Union Library, 2400 Ridge Rd., invites you to Formless Form. the Art of Sho, recent works by Ronald Y. Nakasone. Sho (as it is referred to in Japan; Chu shu) or calligraphy, is the simple exercise of writing kanji (Ch hanzi) and phonetic script to communicate thoughts, feelings, and information.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 (All day) to Monday, June 30, 2014 (All day)
On the occasion of Jane Daggett Dillenberger's 98th birthday and the publication of her book with John Handley, The Religious Art of Pablo Picasso, select works of art are on display at the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library from May 6 through June 30, 2014. The art and other materials in her honor are from the Center for Arts, Religion and Education collection, as well as works from Dillenberger's personal collection and documents and images from the GTU Archives.
Robert John Russell and Dr. Ted Peters of the GTU Center for Theology and Natural Sciences will be featured at the 22nd annual Reading of the Sacred Texts. The lecture is set for Monday evening, March 3, in the Dinner Board Room. The reception begins at 6:30, followed by the lecture at 7:00. A book sale and signing follow the lecture.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 8:26am to Friday, February 28, 2014 - 4:44pm
The GTU library is extending its current exhibition, The Life and Times of Edith Stein, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross: An Archival Exhibit , thorugh February 28, 2014. The exhibit opened on October 1.