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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

from Currents Fall 2014

From the Soil to the Soul

By Michael A. Smith

from Currents Fall 2014

Choosing Our Kingdom

Beauty that Redeems


Book Review—Saving Beauty: A Theological Aesthetics of Nature by Kathryn B. Alexander

by Nathan Michon

from Currents Fall 2014

Environmental Ethics for Today—and Tomorrow

By Chaitanya Motupalli

from Currents Fall 2014

GTU Donor Spotlight: Mary Jo Potter

from Currents Fall 2014

Mary Jo Potter has served on the Graduate Theological Union’s board of trustees since 2008, and has been a faithful supporter of both the GTU Annual Fund and the GTU Endowment for more than a decade. She has more than 25 years of work experience in the healthcare, technology, and professional services industries. We recently asked Mary Jo to tell us a little bit more about herself, and why she donates both her time and money to the Graduate Theological Union.

Climate Karma: Buddhist Responses to Climate Change

By Taigen Dan Leighton

from Currents Fall 2014

Buddhist spiritual teachings offer rich paradigms for seeing our deep interconnectedness and integration with the natural world. These can serve as encouraging bases for responding to climate change and indeed to all environmental concerns.

Life Interrupted: Public Theology for a Planet in Peril

Fall 2014 Presidents Column

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