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Opportunities and Challenges of Teaching Islamic Studies in Theological Seminaries

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 9:00am


Munir Jiwa, Director of the Center for Islamic Studies, is a panelist for this Theology and Religious Reflection Section co-organized by the International Institute of Islamic Thought at the American Academy of Religions Annual Meeting this month.

When: Saturday, November 21, 9:00-11:00am
Where: Marriott, Atlanta GA


Faithfully Feminist Book Forum

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 6:00pm

GTU Doctoral Candidate Corinna Guerrero, who teaches at both ABSW and JST, is among the contributors to Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian, & Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay. Join her for a conversation about that book and the role of women in religion. Monday, November 2, from 6:00 to 6:40, in the chapel at American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley.

Fifty Years Of Catholic-Jewish Relations: The Gains And The Challenges

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 12:30pm

Thursday, November 5th. 12:30pm. GTU Dinner Board Room. 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709. 

Fifty years have passed since the promulgation of Nostra Aetate, the Vatican II statement on interreligious relations that shifted the Catholic Church's perception of its relationship with Judaism and the Jewish People. While not all points of tensions have been removed, the relationship is now viewed through a fundamentally positive lens .The gains of the last half century will be highlighted and the remaining challenges will be discussed at this talk. 

Deep Caring & Social Change: Tending to Souls Who Suffer

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 7:00pm

Starr King School for the Ministry presents another “10 Years of MASC” anniversary event!

"The Redemption of Science" presented by Professor Terrence Deacon

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 7:00pm

In the first of the JST Religion & Culture lecture series, Dr. Deacon will deliver a presentation titled “The Redemption of Science.” He will propose a theory to naturalize teleology and make steps toward a reconciliation between the “hard” sciences and considerations of meaning and value.


When: October 21, 7:00pm
Where: Gesu Chapel at the Jesuit School of Theology, 1735 LeRoy Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709

Feast of Grace: Photographic Illustrations of Biblical Narratives

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 (All day) to Friday, November 6, 2015 (All day)

Now through November 6, we invite you to view and contemplate "Feast of Grace: Photographic Illustrations of Biblical Narratives," a photography exhibition presented by Su Chi Lin, GTU doctoral student and JST doctoral affiliate.

GTU Graduate Fair for Prospective Students

Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 2:00pm

The Graduate Theological Union invites you to its annual Graduate Fair on Sunday, November 8th from 2-4:30pm. Learn more about the GTU and its programs through faculty and students panels and discuss program options with Admissions staff. All interested in the Master of Arts programs at the GTU or its member schools are encouraged to attend.

Jesuit School of Theology Prospective Student Information Session

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 6:00pm

Please join JST Admissions Department for an informational session about the exciting programs at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara. This is a wonderful opportunity to imagine your future as a JST student, connect with helpful staff, and begin planning your graduate education! Pleasefor this event so we can know to plan for you!

GTU Reception at AAR & SBL

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 7:00pm

Connect with GTU faculty, students, alumni, and administration--and greet our 2015 Alumna of the Year, Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado--at the GTU reception at the AAR & SBL Annual Meeting. Prospective students are encouraged to RSVP to Andrea Sheaffer, so we can welcome you. 

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