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Politics, Passion, and Pluralism: A Conversation with Dr. Shibley Telhami

By Christopher Cox

Finding Meaning in the Mess: Artists Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang’s create beauty from discarded beach plastic

By Elizabeth Peña

Environmental degradation, air pollution, animal extinction…how can we be good caretakers of our planet without becoming overwhelmed by the magnitude of these issues? How can scholars and religious communities respond to the call issued by 2014 president of the American Academy of Religion and GTU alum, Dr. Laurie Zoloth, to help fight climate change?

A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart: Profiling Dr. Suzanne Holland, the GTU’s Alumna of the Year

By Suzanne Miller

Hindu Studies Comes to the GTU

By Alan Kelchner

From the President

This year, students have two more reasons to come to Berkeley and study here at the Graduate Theological Union.

CJS Announces Spring 2015 Bamerkaz

The Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union is pleased to present the Spring 2015 edition of its newsletter, Bamerkaz. To download a copy of the latest edition, featuring articles by CJS faculty and students, click here.

GTU and CARE Partner with Berkeley Repertory Theatre

The Graduate Theological Union and the Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education are excited to announce a new partnership with the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. As part of this partnership, a group of GTU faculty members will host a panel discussion following an upcoming performance of Head of Passes, a new play by MacArthur Genius award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney that is based in part on the Book of Job.

In Memoriam: Jane Daggett Dillenberger

The Graduate Theological Union community mourns the loss of Jane Dillenberger, Professor Emerita of Theology and the Arts, who died at her home in Berkeley on November 11 at the age of 98.

Recent Graduate Documents Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement"

After receiving her doctoral degree at the GTU this fall, Mee-Yin Mary Yuen (PhD, ’14) returned home to Hong Kong, where she recently wrote about the pro-democracy efforts of the student-led “Umbrella Movement” in her country. In a potent and concise article for AsiaNews entitled, “Justice and Peace: Occupy Central increases the Dignity and Political Consciousness of Hong Kong,” Yuen documents the critical moments in this unfolding event before summarizing how Catholic social teachings relate to and even encourage participation in the protests.

Bearing Witness to Suffering and Hope


Spotlighting Dr. William O’Neill, SJ 
Recipient of the GTU’s 2014 Sarlo Excellence in Teaching Award
By Doug Davidson

 

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