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GTU Board Endorses New Initiatives for Expansion, Affirms Commitment to Robust Degree Programs and Research Library

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.

GTU Offices and Library Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 2:00pm to Friday, November 23, 2012 - 11:59pm

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Nufa Gukuru- My Spirit Dances, Majikina Honryu

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

The Graduate Theological Union Library invites you to a reception Nufa Gukuru- My Spirit Dances, Majikina Honryu in celebration of Formless Form, the Art of Sho, recent works by Ronald Y Nakasone.

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GTU Library Book Sale

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

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.

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Formless Form, the Art of Sho

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.

Celebrating the Life and Work of Jane Daggett Dillenberger, May 6 through June 30, 2014

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.

Edith Stein, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Collection

Rosa Stein and Edith Stein, 1939Edith Stein (1891-1942), St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, was borninto a Jewish family in Breslau, Germany.

Robert John Russell and Ted Peters: Reading of the Sacred Texts, Monday, March 3

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:30pm

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.

Jim Morphesis, Roses and Wounds, October 24 - November 24, 2013: Conversation with artist October 24, 6 pm

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 7:59am to Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 5:00pm

The libriary is currently exhibiting recent paintings by Jim Morphesis, entitled Roses and Wounds. The paintings will be on display through November 24, 2013.

An opening reception and conversation with the artist and Peter Selz will be held on Thursday, October 24, 6-7:30 pm, in the Dinner board room in the library.

The exhibition is made possible by the Jane Dillenberger Fine Arts Endowment Fund.

The Life and Times of Edith Stein, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross: An Archival Exhibit (October 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014).

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 8:26am to Friday, February 28, 2014 - 4:44pm

Rosa and Edith Stein, Echt, 1939

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.

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