Where Religion Meets the Law: Religious Rights, Religious Minorities, and the US Constitution. A Graduate Theological Union and Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies Event in honor of Constitution Day. September 17th, 2015, 12:45pm. Hedco Room, 2465 LeConte Avenue. Lunch will be served.
GTU faculty members and other contributors will celebrate on the publication of their encyclopedia Asian American Religious Cultures on Thursday, October 1. The event will be held in the Dinner Boardroom in the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library beginning at 6:30.
The GTU Dean’s Office invites all members of the GTU Consortial Community to a Welcome Reception on Thursday, September 24th, 4:30pm in the GTU Dinner Boardroom (3rd floor, GTU Library). At 5:15pm, there will be a brief program to introduce new faculty and visiting scholars. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Gaze at the stars and enjoy beautiful views of Mt. Tamalpais while walking the labyrinth, a contemplative exercise that focuses the mind and renews the spirit. Enjoy quiet string music by Daniel Berkman on kora. Refreshments provided.
Our next Labyrinth Moon Walk will be Thursday, August 27, from 8:30 to 10 p.m. San Francisco Theological Seminary. 105 Seminary Road, San Anselmo. The event is free.
Sunday, September 20th, 1:00pm. 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709.
In 2015, the period between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur almost precisely overlaps with the period of the Hajj, which culminates in Eid al-Adha on the day after Yom Kippur. This public program will explore many of the shared themes of this season, including repentance, pilgrimage, and sacrifice.
Dr. William O’Neill, Associate Professor of Social Ethics at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (JST-SCU), will deliver the 2015 Distinguished Faculty Lecture entitled, “A Terrible Beauty: Reimagining Human Rights.”