Join editors Cathleen Falsani and Jennifer Grant, as well as contributing authors Tripp Hudgins (GTU doctoral student), Jay Johnson (professor at PSR), Carolyn Reyes (PSR alum), and Anna Broadway for a conversation about the new book, Disquiet Time: Rants and Reflections on the Good Book by the Skeptical, the Faithful, and a Few Scoundrels. American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley.
Carol Bier, visiting scholar at the GTU's Center for Islamic Studies, will be offering a lecture and discussion at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco as part of the museum's series on "The Arts of the Islamic World." Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
New College Berkeley presents What Makes a Bible Translation Good? with U.C. Berkeley professor Richard Rhodes, Tuesday evening, October 7, 7 p.m. Berkeley Covenant Church, 1632 Hopkins, Fireside Room
There are many translations of the Bible to choose from. Some are closer to the original languages and some read more like natural English. This seminar will ask how we evaluate which versions are better or worse.