Submitted by communications on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 12:00pm
Asia Project Green Tea Conversation
Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Roma Ulinnuha. Roma is a Ph.D. student at Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS). He is a lecturer of Ushuluddin, Religious Studies, and Islamic Thoughts at the State Islamic University (UIN), Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta since 2006.
Bring your lunch. Tea & snack will be provided. Free and open to the public.
Mudd 101, Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley
Submitted by communications on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 2:27pm
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, January 31, 2013 (All day)
What makes a family and who decides? Is family best understood as a social contract, a biological accident, or a reflection of Divine love? How did the idea of “nuclear family” emerge as the dominant paradigm when so many of our historic and scriptural models present alternative arrangements? How do our concepts of racial identity, sexuality, and gender influence how we approach our familial roles?
Submitted by communications on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:54am
Monday, April 1, 2013 (All day)
POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2013 - CHECK BACK FOR DATE AND TIME
Preach It! is a preaching festival highlighting student preachers from the Graduate Theological Union. Six different categories will each feature six preachers. The day will culminate with a Preach-Off featuring one student from each group. Student preachers will be assessed by panels of homiletic professors and Bay area pastors.
Monday, October 1, 2012 - 9:00am to Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 5:00pm
The Graduate Theological Union Library invites you to an exhibition of visual and textual expressions that characterize religious beliefs. Titled Imaging Religion: An Exhibition in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Graduate Theological Union, the exhibition runs from October 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013 (extended through February 28).
Included in the display are Orthodox icons; Catholic paintings, prints, and vestments; Protestant prints; Islamic and Buddhist calligraphy; Jewish scrolls; and printed material, statues and objects from these and other traditions.
Of special note are works by contemporary artists Haji Noor Deen Mi Guang Jiang, Ron Nakasone, He Qi, Alfonso Castillo, Corita Kent, Angelica Vasquez Cruz, and Virginia and Louis Naranjo.
Submitted by communications on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 3:32pm
Monday, September 17, 2012 - 7:30pm
During this event Zaytuna College's co-founders, Hatem Bazian, Zaid Shakir, and Hamza Yusuf will speak about the recent wave of unrest in Libya, Egypt and other parts of the Muslim world that was set off due to the posting of the video maligning the Prophet Mohammad (SAW).
James A. Donahue (President, Graduate Theological Union) and Munir Jiwa (Assistant Professor, Graduate Theological Union) will also speak at this event.
Sandy Tolan, Associate Professor - Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC will be moderating this event.
Submitted by admissions on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 4:55pm
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 12:30pm
Applying to doctoral programs? This is a workshop to help you with a key component in the process. Join GTU Dean Arthur Holder and faculty panelists in a discussion of the academic statement of purpose, the essence of the application for admission to a doctoral program. The panel will provide key suggestions for crafting this important "little" document. Join us Thursday, October 4, from 12:30-2pm in the Dinner Board Room of the GTU Hewlett Library. For more information or to reserve a place, contact GTU Admissions, firstname.lastname@example.org, 510-649-2460.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 11:55am
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 12:00pm
Brown Bag Lunch & Learn with Professor Daniel Itzkovitz
Itzkovitz is Professor of English at Stonehill College. He is writing a book entitled Fixing the Jews, which examines 21st century attempts to fix the meanings of Jewishness, and in the process, to fix what's wrong with Jewish life today.
CJS, First Floor Lounge, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley
Submitted by communications on Tue, 09/11/2012 - 11:54am
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 7:00pm
A reading and conversation with Nick Weber
7:00 pm reception; 7:30 pm presentation; 8:45 pm book signing
Under the Big Top of the Doug Adams Gallery/Bade Museum Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley
Nick Weber is…
Theater Artist, Jesuit Priest, Clown, Author of "The Circus that Ran Away with a Jesuit Priest," Theologian, Educator, Founder of "The Royal Lichtenstein Quarter-Ring Sidewalk Circus" – a nationwide, traveling, complete circus of spirit and conscience for 20 years, Former PSR Visiting Faculty