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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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Pan-Asian Hindu Art from the Collection of the GTU Center for Dharma Studies

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 (All day) to Tuesday, May 31, 2016 (All day)

An exhibit featuring art and materials from the Center for Dharma Studies and from the GTU and SFTS Special Collections is on display from February 24 through May 30, 2016.

Among the highlights of the exhibit cases are:Saraswati

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Robert Benedetto to Retire as Library Director

For immediate release, February 17, 2016

Robert BenedettoAfter a decade of devoted service as Director of the GTU’s Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, Robert Benedetto will be retiring at the end of February.

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)

We haven't scheduled workshops for Fall 2016. If there is something you'd like to learn about email us at library@gtu.edu, call 510-649-2501, or chat us. 

Please visit our LibGuides for help in many areas of theology. 

 

Questions? library@gtu.edu 510-649-2501

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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. 
 
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