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Tradition and Insight - IBS 2013 Winter Symposium

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

"Tradition and Insight: Our encounter with the true essence of the Pure Land Way," the 2013 Winter Symposium, will be presented on Thursday, February 28 in conjunction with the BCA National Council Meeting. Keynote by Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki.

San Mateo Marriott Hotel, 1770 South Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo

Winter Pacific Seminar 21st Century - Keynote by Takamaro Shigaraki

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

This year's Winter Pacific Seminar will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.

Keynote: Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki, The Path of the Nembutsu

He will speak in Japanese with English translation by Rev. Dr. David Matsumoto, Institute of Buddhist Studies. The presentation will be followed by a dialogue with Dr. Shigaraki.

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Buddhist Studies and the Center for Buddhist Education.

Ibn ‘Arabi and Rumi Symposium

Friday, May 3, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, May 4, 2013 (All day)

Keynote: “Being Fully Human”, Dr. William Chittick, Stony Brook University

In Search of the Lost Heart: Explorations in Islamic Thought

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 5:00pm

In Search of the Lost HeartIslam & Authors series at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), conversation with author Dr. William Chittick. 

Co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies. 

Islamophobia: Making Muslims the Enemy

Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 5:00pm

Islam & Authors series at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), conversation with author Peter Gottschalk. 

Co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies. 

Echoes of Medieval Manuscripts exhibition

Sunday, January 27, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, March 2, 2013 (All day)

Modern manuscriptIf you thought manuscript illustrations created by theologians trained in writing on calfskin with quill pens had become an extinct art form, you may be interested in a exhibit now at the Alameda Free Library (2nd Floor, 1550 Oak Street, Alameda).

Twin Bandits - Idea Lounge

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 6:00pm

Join us as for an interfaith conversation as featured artists, authors and faculty speak about the redemptive nature of art and faith in the aftermath of war, ruin and moral injury.

Speakers include:

A Brown Bag Lunch and Learn with Bezalel Naor; Translator and Interpreter of the Thought of Rav Kook will present "The Janus-Faced Messianism of Rav Kook: Planetary Consciousness / Ethnocentricity"

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 12:30pm
The Center for Jewish Studies at GTU presents A Brown Bag Lunch and Learn with Bezalel Naor; Translator and Interpreter of the Thought of Rav Kook will present "The Janus-Faced Messianism of Rav Kook: Planetary Consciousness / Ethnocentricity" Thursday, February 14th, 12:30pm Cheeseboard Pizza Will Be Served Hedco, 2465 Le Conte Ave, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA For more information and to RSVP, please contact cjs@gtu.edu or 510.649.2482
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