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What Makes a Bible Translation Good?

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

New College Berkeley presents What Makes a Bible Translation Good?  with U.C. Berkeley professor Richard Rhodes, Tuesday evening, October 7, 7 p.m. Berkeley Covenant Church, 1632 Hopkins, Fireside Room

 

There are many translations of the Bible to choose from. Some are closer to the original languages and some read more like natural English. This seminar will ask how we evaluate which versions are better or worse.

 

Sukkot/Tabernacles/Booths/Huts: What's in a Name?

Monday, October 13, 2014 - 12:30pm

CJS lecture with Dr. Leonard Greenspoon, Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization, Creighton University

In the sukkah, at 2465 Le Conte, Berkeley. Lunch Provided.

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Sukkah Building Party

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 12:30pm

Sponsored by the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies 

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Movie Night Presented by Asia Project

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 6:30pm

Join the Asia Project for Green Tea conversations over the movie Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring, directed by Kim Ki-Duk. Conversation after the movie will be facilitated by Dr. Scott Mitchell, Chair of the Asia Project. Download Flyer

GTU Library Book Sale

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Can't get enough books?  Come to the annual GTU Library book sale on the Library Plaza and choose from hundreds of books all on sale for $1-2.  People go wild for these books so be sure to get there early for the best selection!  There will be refreshments provided.

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Formless Form, the Art of Sho

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:00pm to Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 6:00pm

The Graduate Theological Union Library, 2400 Ridge Rd., invites you to Formless Form. the Art of Sho, recent works by Ronald Y. Nakasone. Sho (as it is referred to in Japan; Chu shu) or calligraphy, is the simple exercise of writing kanji (Ch hanzi) and phonetic script to communicate thoughts, feelings, and information.

CTNS Public Conference

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 1:00pm

CTNS Student Showcase

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
Come to learn about the kinds of research students studying science and religion at the GTU are doing. 7:00 pm in the Dinner Board Room of the GTU Library. Sponsored by The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences.  

Inaugural Lecture of the Karen Lebacqz Endowment in Ethics

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
"The Rainbow of Justice: Illuminating The Character and Manifestations of God's Justice"
 

SFTS Center for Innovation in Ministry Lauch

Thursday, October 16, 2014 (All day) to Friday, October 17, 2014 (All day)

Join San Francisco Theological Seminary’s new Center for Innovation in Ministry for a two-day symposium that will lead us to explore the following question: How can we leverage the power of games to tackle the issues of poverty, hunger, and violence? Keynote speaker Jane McGonigal, a game designer and researcher for the Institute for the Future, along with a variety of respondents, will help ministry leaders explore innovation in their ministry contexts. Please go to www.sfts.edu/CenterLaunch for more information.

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