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CARe's Third Thursday at BAMPFA

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:30pm

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.

PLTS Founders Day Celebration

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 9:00am

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.’

The James A. Noel Symposium: Black Religion, Materiality, and the Atlantic World

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 1:00pm

Please join friends, colleagues, and former students of the late Rev. Dr. James A. Noel, Ph.D. for an academic symposium discussing the four key issues of the African-American experience that shaped his work.

CTNS Student Showcase

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 7:00pm
To kick off the 2016-2017 school year the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences will give a sampling of the kinds of science and religion research being done at the GTU by doctoral students.
Confirmed Speakers:
  • Alan Weissenbacher, Ph.D. candidate currently finishing his dissertation. His presentation is entitled “Practical Neuroscience for the Pews”
  • Braden Molhoek, 2016 graduate. His presentation is entitled “Original Righteousness Contributes to the Inevitability of Sin?”

CARe Brown Bag Lunch

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12:00pm

Join the Center for the Arts & Religion for the first brown bag lunch of the semester featuring a presentation on "Babylon, New Jersusalem, and the Brooklyn Bridge: Modern Vastations in American Art" by Meredith Massar, GTU PhD Candidate in Art & Religion, and CARe/GTU Grant Recipient, Spring 2016.

Where: Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 LeConte Avenue, Berkeley 

Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Dr. Elizabeth Liebert, Professor of Spiritual Life at San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS) will deliver the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecture: “Academic Life and Scholarship as Spiritual Practice.” You can watch the live webcast here: portal.stretchinternet.com/cluadmin/full.htm?eventId=323471&streamType=video

WSR Fall Reception

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:30pm
WSR welcomes students throughout the GTU consortium who are either currently enrolled in or interested in the Women’s Studies in Religion Certificate to its Fall Reception!
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