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Open House for Prospective Students

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 2:00pm
Please join us for an open house to highlight CJS programs and offerings, as well as other school in the GTU consortium. GTU Library, Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Rd, Berkeley, CA,

The Life and Times of Edith Stein, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross: An Archival Exhibit (October 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014).

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 8:26am to Friday, February 28, 2014 - 4:44pm

Rosa and Edith Stein, Echt, 1939

The GTU library is extending its current exhibition,  The Life and Times of Edith Stein, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross: An Archival Exhibit , thorugh February 28, 2014. The exhibit opened on October 1.

Ritual Practice and Ritual Theory In the Mishnah: A Lecture with Naftali Cohn

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 12:30pm

Naftali Cohn studies the texts and culture of Jews in Classical to Late Antiquity, focusing especially on the group known as the rabbis, who produced texts that became canonical and foundational for subsequent Jewish literature and practice. His research centers on the late-second or early-third century law collection known as the Mishnah, which he reads using the critical lenses of ritual theory, narratology, memory/historiography, feminist theory, and poststructuralist critical theory in general.

Green Tea Conversation: ATTAINING BUDDHAHOOD IN THIS VERY BODY: THE INTERPRETATION OF MEDIEVAL SHINGON BUDDHIST CONSECRATION RITUALS

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 1:30pm

ASIA PROJECT, GREEN TEA CONVERSATION

ATTAINING BUDDHAHOOD IN THIS VERY BODY: THE INTERPRETATION OF MEDIEVAL SHINGON BUDDHIST CONSECRATION RITUALS

Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Dr. Takahico Kameyama. Dr. Kameyama is a post-doctoral research fellow of IBS/GTU. He earned his Ph.D. degree from Ryukoku University, Japan in 2012. His research interest includes Japanese Esoteric Buddhist schools such as Shingon and Tendai.

 

Thursday, October 31

Green Tea Conversation: THE NEO-CONFUCIAN VISION OF HARMONY AND ITS APPLICABILITY TO INTERRELIGIOUS PEACEBUILDING

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 12:00pm

THE NEO-CONFUCIAN VISION OF HARMONY AND ITS APPLICABILITY TO INTERRELIGIOUS PEACEBUILDING 

Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Sungrae Kim. Sungrae is a Ph.D. student at Graduate Theological Union. He’s been working as the Program Coordinator of Asia Project for two years.

Currently he is co-teaching a course, Issues in Interreligious Dialogue with Dr. Judith Berling, at the GTU with the Newhall Grant.

 

Graduate Fair at the GTU

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

Interested in Master’s programs at the GTU? Know someone who is?

Come and be a part of a special event designed for prospective master’s level students to learn about the range of study options the GTU offers. Join us to meet member school representatives, students, and faculty. Light refreshments provided.

Richard S. Dinner Boardroom, GTU Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

To RSVP or for more info, contact us at gtuadm@gtu.edu or 510/649-2460.

National Coming Out Day Celebration

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 12:00pm

Pacific School of Religion Quad, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley

Join us in celebrating this year’s National Coming Out Day with refreshments, music, and community. There will also be a CLGS Library book giveaway that includes a vast selection of gender and sexuality centered fiction and nonfiction books. 

Sponsored by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at Pacific School of Religion www.clgs.org

The World Through Arab Eyes

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 7:30pm

Shibley TelhamiInternational House at UC Berkeley, Chevron Auditorium, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley

Shibley Telhami (GTU M.A. '78), Anwar Sadat Chair, University of Maryland

Fiddler at 50: Film Showing & Celebration

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 6:30pm
California Theatre, 2113 Kittredge Street, Berkeley $15 includes ticket for film & celebration following ($12 for students and seniors). Please call the California Theatre for tickets (510) 848-0620. 6:30pm Celebration to follow at the Magnes Collection for Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, 9pm

The Qur'an in Muslim Faith and Practice, lecture by Dr.Mahan Mirza (Zaytuna College)

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 7:30pm
Encountering Islam: Ministry in the Church and the Dominican Tradition 
 
The Qur’an in Muslim Faith and Practice
Dr. Mahan Mirza, Zaytuna College
 
Location: DSPT, 2301 Vine Street, Berkeley. Click here for directions. 
 
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