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The Marriage Plot, with Naomi Seidman

Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 5:30pm

The GTU's Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies is delighted to inform you about the publication of Dr. Naomi Seidman's long-awaited work, The Marriage Plot Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature (Stanford University Press).  Dr. Seidman will be speaking about her latest work at two upcoming events sponsored by CJS. The first will be: 

Phenomenology of Religious Experience Conference at PAOI

Friday, November 4, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, November 5, 2016 (All day)

Phenomenology of Religious Experience is the topic of a conference in philosophy of religion that will be held on November 4-5, 2016, at the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley (a GTU Affiliate). The conference is divided into two main sections: theologies and philosophies of religious experience, and the descriptive psychology and phenomenological method, with examples and case studies (in people and texts).

Starr King Symposium: Our Songs Know Who We Are

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 9:00am

The Fifth Annual Starr King Symposium, featuring Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell

First Unitarian Church of Oakland
August 30, 2016, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Crossing Realities: Shin Buddhism and Globalization

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 1:00pm

UPDATE: Please note updated program and time.

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Institute of Buddhist Studies incorporating as a seminary and graduate school, the 2016 Numata Lecture will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016.

This year’s Numata Lecture will be:

The Path of Bhakti and Its Relevance for Contemporary Life

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 6:30pm

The Mira and Ajay Shingal Center for Dharma Studies at the GTU is pleased to announce a symposium on "The Path of Bhakti and its Relevance for Contemporary Life.” His Holiness Radhanath Swami Maharaj will offer the keynote address, closing remarks, and will sign copies of his acclaimed new book, The Journey Within: Exploring the Path of Bhakti. Dr. Graham Schweig and Dr. Rita Sherma will present on the significance of Bhakti for personal and global challenges.

A Vigil in Solidarity with Orlando

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 9:08am

Join the GTU community as we gather for prayer, support, and solidarity in honoring the victims of the Orlando shooting.

Where: Pacific School of Religion, Chapel of the Great Commission, 1798 Scenic Ave. Berkeley

When: Monday, June 13, 2016, 4:00 pm 

Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and New Muslim Youth Culture

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 2:00pm

Center for Islamic Studies at GTU would like to invite you to attend a book reading with Hisham Aidi, author of Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and New Muslim Youth Culture.

Annual Drexler Lecture 2016: Religious Liberty

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:00pm

Defending & Extending Religious Liberty for All: How Are We Doing?

Containing the Rising Ride of Islamophobia: OPEN Silicon Valley Forum

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 1:00pm

Anti-Islamic rhetoric is spreading across America like wildfire as fear-mongering tactics and crass statements by politicians continue to create an ominous climate at home for Muslim-Americans.

The Qur'an as Epic with Todd Lawson

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Center for Islamic Studies at the GTU cordially invites you to attend Dr. Todd Lawson's presentation, "The Qur'an as Epic." This event will be moderated by Dr. Mahan Mirza, and promises to be a wonderful experience!

When: May 4, 2016 12pm-2pm
Where: Graduate Theological Union, Richard S. Dinner Boardroom, 3rd floor of Flora Lamson Hewlett Library 2400 Ridge Road Berkeley CA

 

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