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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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Love, Art and Devotion: Sacred Objects, Sacred Moments and Ars Mystica

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 (All day) to Friday, February 12, 2016 (All day)

applied cross of linen is tapestry—woven in green and red wool. The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library presents a new exhibition, Love, Art and Devotion: Sacred Objects, Sacred Moments and Ars Mystica, that runs from December 8, 2015 to February 12, 2016.

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The Technology of Transformation: Sacred Texts and the Divine Feminine

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm

Dr. Rita Sherma, Director of the GTU's Center for Dharma Studies, will speak at the 24th Annual Reading of the Sacred Texts. 

Library News and Events

Digitization Project: E.T. Earl Lectures – The Fifties

Many of the E.T. Earl Lectures from the 1950s have been posted online by Special Collections and Archives at the Graduate Theological Union.

The Earl Lectures have been sponsored by Pacific School of Religion almost every year since 1902. In 1950, the lectures were first recorded on audio tape, when the event was also broadcast on the radio. Very few have heard any of these lectures since then.

Library Workshops

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 (All day) to Friday, October 9, 2015 (All day)

In-Person workshop: Tuesday Oct. 6th at 2pm in the library teaching lab. No registration required. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours.

In-Person workshop: Wednesday Oct. 7th at 6pm in the library teaching lab. No registration required. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours.

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GTU Celebrates Publication on Asian American Cultures

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:30pm
GTU faculty members and other contributors will celebrate on the publication of their encyclopedia Asian American Religious Cultures on Thursday, October 1. The event will be held in the Dinner Boardroom in the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library beginning at 6:30. 
 

Annual Book Sale

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library's annual book sale will be held in Henry Mayo Newhall Plaza from 10 am to 3 pm on Wednesday, September 30.

Hard cover books are $2.00; paperbacks, $1.00. A few books may be priced slightly higher. Arrive early for the best selection.

The books are received over the previous year from gift donations. Each year the sale is held on or near the feast day of St. Jerome, the patron saint of libraries.

CircumNavigators: Exhibit at Flora Lamson Hewlett Library

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:00pm to Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 5:00am

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library will be hosting an art exhibit entitled CircumNavigators, by Christel Dillbohner and Danae Mattes from April 30 - November 15, 2015.Please join us for a reception for the artists on April 30th, 6pm-8pm with a special event, "Interval at the Atrium" at 7pm. Special thanks to the Jane Dillenberger Fine Arts Endowment for making this exhibition possible.

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