Munir Jiwa, Director of the Center for Islamic Studies, is a panelist for this Theology and Religious Reflection Section co-organized by the International Institute of Islamic Thought at the American Academy of Religions Annual Meeting this month.
When: Saturday, November 21, 9:00-11:00am
Where: Marriott, Atlanta GA
GTU Doctoral Candidate Corinna Guerrero, who teaches at both ABSW and JST, is among the contributors to Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian, & Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay. Join her for a conversation about that book and the role of women in religion. Monday, November 2, from 6:00 to 6:40, in the chapel at American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley.
Thursday, November 5th. 12:30pm. GTU Dinner Board Room. 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709.
Fifty years have passed since the promulgation of Nostra Aetate, the Vatican II statement on interreligious relations that shifted the Catholic Church's perception of its relationship with Judaism and the Jewish People. While not all points of tensions have been removed, the relationship is now viewed through a fundamentally positive lens .The gains of the last half century will be highlighted and the remaining challenges will be discussed at this talk.
In the first of the JST Religion & Culture lecture series, Dr. Deacon will deliver a presentation titled “The Redemption of Science.” He will propose a theory to naturalize teleology and make steps toward a reconciliation between the “hard” sciences and considerations of meaning and value.