The Lunar Calendar in Judaism and Islam Thursday, Oct 6 12:30-2:00 PM GTU Library Dinner Boardroom 3rd Floor 2400 Ridge Road Please join us to Celebrate Rosh Hashanah & the Islamic New Year. This event will be led by Prof. Deena Aranoff and Prof. Abdullah Ali, and will provide an overview of the Lunar Calendar in both traditions, the convergence of Rosh Hashanah and the Islamic new year, and Yom Kippur and Ashura.
This event will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences as well as CTNS's new beginning as a program of the Graduate Theological Union. There will be brief statements from the key players in the transition to be followed by a reception. We hope to see you there to help us celebrate this milestone in the history of CTNS.
October 7 | 12-1pm | Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley
This presentation will explore the ways that contemporary artists and poets around the world are seeking to illuminate the beauty, spirituality, and challenges of the human relationship with nature. An experiential creative exercise will be included in the presentation. No art experience is necessary.
The GTU's Mira and Ajay Shingal Center for Dharma Studies presents His Grace Gauranga Dasa Prabhu speaking on sustainable living as showcased by the Govardhan Ecovillage in India. Response by Devin Zuber of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies.
Join the GTU's Center for the Arts & Religion (CARe) for a new monthly event at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA).
On the third Thursday of each month, we'll gather in the lobby at BAMPFA at 4:30 to hear a short talk about a piece of artwork currently on display, and then we can amble around the museum or enjoy a drink in the cafe.
The 2016 Founders Day lecture at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary will feature PLTS's Ted Peters and astronomer Dr. Pamela Gay of Southern Illinois University speaking on, "Taking a Cosmic Perspective: Expanding God into the Expanding Creation: A Dialogue Between a Scientist and a Theologian.”
GTU students may attend for half-price [only $10] (which includes lunch from Sunrise Catering).
Other GTU personnel may attend as well, registering as ‘General.’