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In Memoriam: Dody Donnelly, first full-time female professor at the GTU

Dody DonnellyWe have received word of the death of Dr. Dody Donnelly, who taught at several schools in the GTU. She died in San Rafael on April 6, and there will be a memorial Mass for her on Friday, May 10 at 10.30 AM at the McLean Chapel on the campus of Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Blvd. Oakland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Amnesty International www.amnestyusa.org.

Sale of Trinity Press Endows Prize for Faculty and Alumni

The Graduate Theological Union recently received a gift to support a competitive prize for graduates and faculty.

VIDEO: Black Religion in the Atlantic World During the Age of Revolution: Excavating the Sublime

Distinguished Faculty Lecture, November 8, 2012

James Noel, H. Eugene Farlough, Jr. Chair of African American Christianity and Professor of American Religion, San Francisco Theological School.

Respondent: Naomi Seidman, Koret Professor of Jewish Culture and Director of the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies, Graduate Theological Union.

GTU Presence at AAR/SBL 2012

As has been the case for a number of years, GTU alumni, faculty, and students will make a strong showing during the 2012 Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). GTU connected persons will serve as 30 presenters, 7 panelists, 2 respondents, and 1 presider during SBL and 55 presenters, 6 panelists, 5 respondents, and 18 presiders during AAR. AAR and SBL are the central professional organizations for those engaged in religion and scholarship of the Bible.

Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War

Soul Repair by Gabriella Lettini (SKSM) and Rita Nakashima Brock

Published: Beacon Press (November 2012)

Description: The first book to explore the idea and effect of moral injury on veterans, their families, and their communities.

Scott A. Mitchell

Institute of Buddhist Studies

Dean of Students and Faculty Affairs
Rev. Yoshitaka Tamai Professor of Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Studies

Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 2008

Faculty

Munir Jiwa, Director

Ph.D., Columbia University
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School
B.A. Honors, Simon Fraser University

Suggest a Library Purchase

The GTU Library maintains one of the largest collections of theological materials in the United States.  As noted elsewhere,  the Library houses 450,000 volumes ; maintains over 1500 current subscriptions to serial and journal publications ; and owns 290,000+ microforms, audio-visual, and digital materials; a very significant resource for the study or religion, theology, and related disciplines.

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