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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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Spiritual Other/Spiritual Self: Models of Transformative Interfaith Work - Surjit Singh Lecture 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 7:00pm

Jennifer Howe Peace (Ph.D. '05)
Assistant Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover Newton Theological School (ANTS) and Director of CIRCLE (Center fo Interreligious and Communal Leadership Education)

People of diverse religious backgrounds encounter each other daily in coffee shops, hospitals, classrooms, and around the dinner table. What might these encounters teach us about ourselves, our neighbors, or about God? Drawing on stories from My Neighbor’s Faith (Orbis, 2012), this year's Singh Lecture will explore what these encounters tell us about the nature of transformative interfaith work today.

Responses will be given by Charles Gibbs (Executive Director, United Religions Initiative) and Rebecca Parker (President, Starr King School for the Ministry) with a discussion moderated by Judith Berling (Professor of Chinese and Comparative Religions, GTU). The will be a public reception before the lecture at 6:00PM in the Bade Museum across the Courtyard.

50th Anniversary Gala

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 6:00pm

A Celebration in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the GTU, including dinner, entertainment, and art auction featuring original works inspired by the mission of the GTU and commissioned for this event.

Special Guests: Interfaith and Ecumenical Pioneers Rita Semel and Judith Berling

Buy your tickets online http://gtu.givezooks.com/events/50th-anniversary-gala

St. Regis San Francisco, 125 Third Street, San Francisco.

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Islam and Belief: At Home with Religious Freedom

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 3:00pm
A lecture by Abdullah Saeed, co-sponsored by the Zephyr Institute, Zaytuna College, and the Center for Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union.

Zaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte Ave., Berkeley

Womanist Symposium 2015

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 8:00am

"But Who Do You Say I Am?" is the theme for the GTU's third annual womanist symposium at American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704. Keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Linda E. Thomas, professor of theology and anthropology at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Respondents and panelists for the day includes Dr. Valerie Miles Tribble, Dr. Jacqueline Thompson, Rev. Sandra Blair, Rev. Dr.

Major Trends in Interreligious Dialogue: Reflections on Melbourne and Seattle Conferences

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Asia Project: Green Tea Conversation

"Major Trends in Interreligious Dialogue: Reflections on Melbourne and Seattle Conferences"

Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Dr. Moses Penumaka.

He will share his reflections on the two international conferneces this year:

1. Paths to Dialogue in Our Age

International Theological Conference: Interfaith Dialogue

May 26-29, 2014, Melbourne, Australia

 

Abraham: An Interfaith Panel

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

Featuring Omid Safi, Ali Ataie and John Kaltner. Event co-sponsors include the Center for Islamic Studies and American Baptist Seminary of the West. Zaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte, Berkeley.

GTU Alumni Reception at AAR/SBL

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 8:00pm

Join us as we honor our 2014 Alumna of the Year, Dr. Suzanne Holland (PhD, '97). Harbor Terrace at the Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place, San Diego. Please RSVP by November 14 to alumni@gtu.edu, 510-649-2431. GTU alumni, faculty, students, and prospective students welcome.   

Disquiet Time

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join editorsDisquiet Time Cathleen Falsani and Jennifer Grant, as well as contributing authors Tripp Hudgins (GTU doctoral student), Jay Johnson (professor at PSR), Carolyn Reyes (PSR alum), and Anna Broadway for a conversation about the new book, Disquiet Time: Rants and Reflections on the Good Book by the Skeptical, the Faithful, and a Few Scoundrels. American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley.

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