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Third Thursdays at BAMPFA

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 4:30pm

After gathering in the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive lobby at 4:30pm, we'll hear a short talk about an artwork on display. Then, we can amble around the museum and/or go have a drink in the café! Check in the a CARe staff member for a complimentary ticket. Presented by Dr. Rossitza Schroeder (GTU-CARe and PSR Associate Professor of Art & Religion). GTU students, faculty, and friends are all welcome. BAMPFA is located at 2155 Center Street, between Oxford Street and Shattuck Avenue, in downtown Berkeley. 

Aesthetics & the Divine

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 5:00pm

Join the Center for Jewish Studies, Center for Islamic Studies, and Center for Religion & the Arts at the Graduate Theological Union for "Aesthetics and the Divine," featuring Francesco Spagnolo and Carol Bier. 

Tuesday, April 4, 5:00 pm
Doug Adams Gallery
2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley

PLTS Luther Lecture: "Luther and Women"

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 9:00am

PLTS's 2017 Luther Lecture features Dr. Else Marie Wiberg Pedersen of Aarhus University, Denmark

Luther Lecture: "Luther and Women"

PLTS Chapel of the Cross

Prospective and Admitted Students' Week, April 3-7, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017 (All day) to Friday, April 7, 2017 (All day)

*Registration for this event is now closed. To be added to the waitlist, you may fill out the online form available here or contact Admissions@gtu.edu for more information.

Revealing Texts: How Faith Communities Interpret Abortion

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

In “Revealing Texts: How Faith Communities Interpret Abortion” we'll hear Jewish, Christian, and Islamic scholars sharing their faith communities' texts. Ameena Jandali will share Islamic texts, Jim McGarry will share Catholic texts, and Deena Aranoff will share Hebrew and Rabbinic literature. We will learn how their traditions interpret these writings to create a world view on abortion.

Guides for the Perplexed: Aquinas and al-Ghazali on the Moral Life

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 7:30pm

Marianne Farina, CSC, DSPT Professor of Philosophy and Theology, will explore the theological ethics of Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058-1111) and Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274).

WSR Celebrates International Women's Day

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 (All day)

The GTU Women's Studies in Religion program and its partners throughout the GTU consortium are sponsoring a series of events in celebration of International Women's Day, March 8. See the listing below or download a copy of the flyer.

A Day without Women

Islam in China and Japan

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

A joint lecture by Dr. Kei Takahashi and UC Berkeley visiting scholar and sociologist, Dr. Yuting Wang from the American University of Sharjah in UAE. Co-sponsored by the Asia Project.

Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Rd., Berkeley

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