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Being Queer and Muslim in the Age of Trump

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:30pm

Sahar Shafqat will deliver PSR's Seventh Annual Georgia Harkness Lecture on October 20, 2016 in the PSR Chapel at 6:30pm. Dr. Shafqat is Associate Professor of Political Science at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She has a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.

Light Through Darkness: The Resilient Sikh Tradition

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
A lecture by Dr. Rahuldeep Singh Gill
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
6:30 pm reception; 7:00 pm lecture
 
Richard S. Dinner Board Room
Graduate Theological Union Library
2400 Ridge Rd., Berkeley, CA 94709
 

GTU Reception at AAR/SBL

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:00pm

All GTU alumni, students, and prospective students are cordially invited to the GTU reception at the annual meetings of AAR/SBL in San Antonio.

Ritualizing Environmental Change, Rethinking Religion

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 2:30pm

The GTU, in collaboration with the Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study of UC Berkeley, is pleased to announce a three-day long workshop on environmental change and ritualized relationships with the other-than-human world.

A Cry for Justice in Hymnody: Featuring the Hymns of Dan Damon

Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

Join us for an evening rich in music and fellowship, featuring the hymns of Dan Damon, FHS, an internationally published writer of hymn texts and tunes. This event is cosponsored by the GTU's Center for the Arts & Religion, ABSW, and the hymn society in the US and Canada.

When: Sunday, November 6, 5:00 pm

ReIgnite Workshop at PSR

Thursday, November 17, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, November 20, 2016 (All day)

ReIGNITE is a four-day workshop for late-career professionals exploring transitions to nonprofit or social justice work. Reflect on the deepest personal values that bring meaning and passion to your life, create an action plan to turn these personal passions into an “Encore Career” and connect with a supportive community of others who share your desire for meaningful engagement in society. For more information, visit www.igniteatpsr.com/reignite

The Call to Ministry: A Vocational Forum for Students

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 7:00pm

New College Berkeley, a GTU affiliate, hosts this free event for undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students, to be held at First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley. 

Aquinas on Beauty

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 7:30pm
DSPT's Blackfriars Gallery hosts this presentation by Fran O'Rourke, PhD

The Lunar Calendar in Judaism and Islam: 10.6.16 12:30pm

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:30pm

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.

PSR Founder's Day Celebration

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 4:00pm

To mark 150 years of boldly transforming communities and congregations, Pacific School of Religion will celebrate Founders’ Day on Sunday, October 9. Please join us!

Bishop Yvette Flunder (CMS ‘95, MA ’97), founding pastor of City of Refuge United Church of Christ and presiding Bishop of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries, will serve as preacher.

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