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The Marriage Plot: Sexuality, Secularization, and the Emergence of Modern Jewish Literature with Naomi Seidman

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Secularization involved, among other transformations, the shift in sexual, romantic, and marital practices and structures. In this talk, we will explore the ways that modern secular literature played a role in the romantic education of modernizing Jews, presenting new models of courtship, love, and marriage. Vegetarian dinner will be served. Co-sponsored with Moishe House East Bay Moishe House East Bay, 886 Euclid Ave. Berkeley, CA 94708

A History of Islamic-Inspired Buildings in America

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

"Domes, Arches, and Minarets" a book presentation by Phil Pasquini

MUDD 102, Pacific School of Religion

Islam in the Public Sphere Class - Center for Islamic Studies

Sunstone West 2013

Friday, March 15, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, March 17, 2013 (All day)

Sunstone West is a symposium sponsored by Sunstone Magazine, a publication dedicated to Mormon experience, scholarship, issues, and art.

All sessions will be held at Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley. One session will be dedicated to Mormon Studies at the GTU and the Academy. Arthur Holder (GTU), doctoral student Michael Reed, and Sheila Taylor (GTU Ph.D. '11) are plenary speakers with Robert Rees (GTU) moderating. Taylor and Rees are featured speakers throughout the symposium.

Contextual Salvation(s)?

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 7:00pm

Ted Peters (PLTS), Thomas Cattoi (JST) and Marion Grau (CDSP) reflect on how their religious and cultural contexts shape their views on salvation.

Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Shires Room 113, 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Thirsting for Springs of Living Water - Renewing Our Catholic Spirit with Fr. Michael Sweeney

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 7:30pm

Fr. Michael Sweeney, OP - The Laity and the Secular Vocation of the Church

Main Building Chapel, Sacred Heart Schools, 150 Valparaiso Avenue, Atherton, CA

This forum is designed for Catholics who want to deepen their faith through dialogue and reflection, and engage with prominent church leaders while they share perspectives on the Catholic faith in light of Vatican II.

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Thirsting for Springs of Living Water - Renewing Our Catholic Spirit with Archbishop Quinn

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 7:30pm

Archbishop John R. Quinn - Vatican II: A Light for the Church in a Darkened World

Main Building Chapel, Sacred Heart Schools, 150 Valparaiso Avenue, Atherton, CA

This forum is designed for Catholics who want to deepen their faith through dialogue and reflection, and engage with prominent church leaders while they share perspectives on the Catholic faith in light of Vatican II.

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Thirsting for Springs of Living Water - Renewing Our Catholic Spirit with Sr. Kathleen Hughes

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 7:30pm

Sr. Kathleen Hughes, RSCJ - Sacraments and Chicken Soup: Sacramental Living in a Post-Conciliar Church

Main Building Chapel, Sacred Heart Schools, 150 Valparaiso Avenue, Atherton, CA

This forum is designed for Catholics who want to deepen their faith through dialogue and reflection, and engage with prominent church leaders while they share perspectives on the Catholic faith in light of Vatican II.

Thirsting for Springs of Living Water - Renewing Our Catholic Spirit with Bishop Cummins

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 7:30pm

Bishop John S. Cummins - A Year at the Council: A Personal Reminiscence

Main Building Chapel, Sacred Heart Schools, 150 Valparaiso Avenue, Atherton, CA

This forum is designed for Catholics who want to deepen their faith through dialogue and reflection, and engage with prominent church leaders while they share perspectives on the Catholic faith in light of Vatican II.

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The Mazatlán Forum - Crossing Borders: Examining Political, Economic and Social Assumptions in the US and Mexico

Thursday, March 7, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, March 9, 2013 (All day)

The Mazatlán Forum is the result of the initiative of DSPT Fellow Agnieszka Winkler, and the collaboration of El Colegio de Sinaloa and DSPT, who together have organized the inaugural Mazatlán Forum.The forum exists for the sake of e

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