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Green Tea Conversation: ATTAINING BUDDHAHOOD IN THIS VERY BODY: THE INTERPRETATION OF MEDIEVAL SHINGON BUDDHIST CONSECRATION RITUALS

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 1:30pm

ASIA PROJECT, GREEN TEA CONVERSATION

ATTAINING BUDDHAHOOD IN THIS VERY BODY: THE INTERPRETATION OF MEDIEVAL SHINGON BUDDHIST CONSECRATION RITUALS

Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Dr. Takahico Kameyama. Dr. Kameyama is a post-doctoral research fellow of IBS/GTU. He earned his Ph.D. degree from Ryukoku University, Japan in 2012. His research interest includes Japanese Esoteric Buddhist schools such as Shingon and Tendai.

 

Thursday, October 31

Green Tea Conversation: THE NEO-CONFUCIAN VISION OF HARMONY AND ITS APPLICABILITY TO INTERRELIGIOUS PEACEBUILDING

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 12:00pm

THE NEO-CONFUCIAN VISION OF HARMONY AND ITS APPLICABILITY TO INTERRELIGIOUS PEACEBUILDING 

Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Sungrae Kim. Sungrae is a Ph.D. student at Graduate Theological Union. He’s been working as the Program Coordinator of Asia Project for two years.

Currently he is co-teaching a course, Issues in Interreligious Dialogue with Dr. Judith Berling, at the GTU with the Newhall Grant.

 

Graduate Fair at the GTU

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

Interested in Master’s programs at the GTU? Know someone who is?

Come and be a part of a special event designed for prospective master’s level students to learn about the range of study options the GTU offers. Join us to meet member school representatives, students, and faculty. Light refreshments provided.

Richard S. Dinner Boardroom, GTU Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

To RSVP or for more info, contact us at gtuadm@gtu.edu or 510/649-2460.

National Coming Out Day Celebration

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 12:00pm

Pacific School of Religion Quad, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley

Join us in celebrating this year’s National Coming Out Day with refreshments, music, and community. There will also be a CLGS Library book giveaway that includes a vast selection of gender and sexuality centered fiction and nonfiction books. 

Sponsored by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at Pacific School of Religion www.clgs.org

The World Through Arab Eyes

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 7:30pm

Shibley TelhamiInternational House at UC Berkeley, Chevron Auditorium, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley

Shibley Telhami (GTU M.A. '78), Anwar Sadat Chair, University of Maryland

Fiddler at 50: Film Showing & Celebration

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 6:30pm
California Theatre, 2113 Kittredge Street, Berkeley $15 includes ticket for film & celebration following ($12 for students and seniors). Please call the California Theatre for tickets (510) 848-0620. 6:30pm Celebration to follow at the Magnes Collection for Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, 9pm

The Qur'an in Muslim Faith and Practice, lecture by Dr.Mahan Mirza (Zaytuna College)

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 7:30pm
Encountering Islam: Ministry in the Church and the Dominican Tradition 
 
The Qur’an in Muslim Faith and Practice
Dr. Mahan Mirza, Zaytuna College
 
Location: DSPT, 2301 Vine Street, Berkeley. Click here for directions. 
 

2013 Welcome Reception and Installation of President Riess Potterveld

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 3:30pm

Denniston Commons (Refectory)
Church Divinity School of the Pacific
2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley

There will be a brief program at 4:00 pm, including the installation of Riess Potterveld as acting President of the GTU and the introduction of new faculty and visiting scholars.

If you have questions, please contact Angela Muñoz in the Dean’s Office at amunoz@gtu.edu or 510/649-2440.

Free and open to the public.

 

Julian's Gospel: Illuminating the Life and Revelations of Julian of Norwich

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 5:30pm

Book Talk with Veronica Mary Rolf

Hosted by the GTU Dean's Office.

Dinner Board Room (GTU Library, 3rd floor)

Annual Book Sale, Monday, September 30

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library's annual book sale will be held in Henry Mayo Newhall Plaza from 10 am to 3 pm on Monday September 30.

Books will generally be $2.00 for hard covers and $1.00 for paperbacks. Some books may be priced slightly higher.

The books are received over the previous year from gift donations. Each year the sale is held on or near the feastday of St. Jerome, the patron saint of libraries.

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