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  1. Book launch at Dominican School of Philosophy and TheologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Religion News Service

    ... unique perspective on this subject. He was instrumental in bringing the Catholic presence to the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) in Berkeley and served as a Professor and President of the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology. Bishop Cummins ...

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  2. Around the DioceseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Catholic Voice

    Rev. Michael Joseph Higgins, TOR, was selected as the eighth president of the Franciscan School of Theology in Oceanside. Father Higgins will take over the presidency in August after the five-year service of Franciscan friar Joseph Chinnici, OFM, who led the school's move in 2013 from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, to Old Mission San Luis Rey.

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  3. "Shanti - A Journey Of Peace" Concert Comes To The Bay Area For The First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 30 | KXVO

    ... settings. The proceeds from Shanti will go towards supporting M.A. and Ph.D. programs at the Graduate Theological Union at the This content was issued through the press release distribution service at Newswire.com. For more info visit: ...

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  4. Letters: Hinduism worthy of scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Wave

    ... tradition. There is immense interest and demand to study and research Hinduism. Notably, the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley and others are open to provide academic freedom and opportunities. It is time that UCI revisit the matter. Re: ...

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  5. U. trustees announce 2016 honorary degree recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Deseret News

    ... and New York University. He has served on the boards of the Commonwealth Club of California, the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, the Kenyon Review, the Leakey Foundation and National Public Radio, and he has acted as elections monitor for ...

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  6. Aranoff is new director at GTU's Jewish centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Aranoff, who recently became director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Berkeley's Graduate Theological Union, is a scholar of medieval Jewish studies who has devoted her career to teaching traditional texts both to graduate students and in the Jewish community at large. For her, sharing the tradition of in-depth text study is an antidote to popular culture, which she finds vapid and shallow.

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  7. It's no myth: Jews, storytelling and the oral traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... at 1:30 p.m. on March 6 at San Francisco's Jewish Community Library and 12:45 p.m. March 8 at the Graduate Theological Union at U.C. Berkeley. At 7:30 p.m. on March 7, he will give a lecture on "The Storytelling of the Rabbis" at Chochmat HaLev in ...

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  8. the column | A moving send-off for a beloved man - his spirit lives onRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... of cultural studies and Islamic studies at Berkeley's Starr King School for the Ministry in the Graduate Theological Union. J. readers may remember my profile of him a few years ago ( ): Born neither Sufi ...

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  9. Doing justice to a Mennonite familya s historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    ... a master's degree in philosophical theology and a doctorate in theology and the arts from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. It was there that she met her husband, Bill Haney. After Berkeley, they lived in Columbia, Mo., for many years, ...

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  10. Berkeley interfaith community rejects hate messages against MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... to "end those Muslims before they walked in." At panels on Thursday, religious scholars at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley responded with their own message, condemning "the bigotry and hate-mongering vilifying and marginalizing our Muslim ...

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  11. Berkeley interfaith community rejects hate messages against MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... to "end those Muslims before they walked in." At panels on Thursday, religious scholars at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley responded with their own message, condemning "the bigotry and hate-mongering vilifying and marginalizing our Muslim ...

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  12. Solidarity against IslamophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Happening-here?

    The community of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley responded on Thursday to the current national eruption of hate, fear, and random attacks targeting Muslims with a public dialogue. Left to right above: Naomi Seidman, Center for Jewish Studies ; Munir Jiwa, Center for Islamic Studies ; Rita Sherma, Director of the Hindu Studies Initiative and Associate Professor of Dharma Studies ; Jim Hopkins, Lakeshore Baptist Church in Oakland as well as the American Baptist Seminary of the West ; and Safir Ahmed of Zaytuna College .

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  13. Educator helps - December Dilemma' feel less painfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Dilemma to all!" Hammerman, an educator who has a Ph.D. in Jewish history and culture from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, described the above December-based reactions as normal. She said American Jews feel "anxiety, ambivalence, ...

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  14. For young Muslims, the struggle to belong is 'emotionally draining'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... The designation refers to the constellation of religious institutions clustered on the hill - the Graduate Theological Union, the Pacific School of Religion, the Starr King School for the Ministry, and the Mormon Berkeley Institute of Religion, to ...

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  15. Indian-American couple gift $4.4 mn to set up Dharma Studies centreRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Nerve News

    Washington, Dec 10 - An Indian-American couple has gifted $4.4 million to the Graduate Theological Union of Berkeley to establish and endow the first Centre for Dharma Studies in the US. Ajay and Mira Shingal chose the GTU for their historic gift because this is a school that incorporates both deep scholarship and interest in the practice of religion.

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  16. Indian-American couple gives $4.6 million for Dharma Studies CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | India.com

    Washington, Dec 9 : An Indian-American couple has donated USD 4.6 million to establish a Hindu Studies program at the Graduate Theological Union University in Berkeley, California. Dr Ajay and Mira Shingal from the Bay area in California have pledged to create an endowment fund that will create the Mira and Ajay Shingal Center for Dharma Studies at the Graduate Theological Union which is home to the largest Ph.D program in religious studies in North America.

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  17. Jana Riess a " Applications open for Book of Mormon seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Religion News Service

    ... for graduate students and faculty will be devoted to reading Alma 12-13 . It will be hosted by Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, from June 1 through June 15, 2016. Travel arrangements, housing, and a $1,000 stipend will be provided ...

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  18. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Emanu-El scholar-in-residence Daniel C. Matt. Graduate Theological Union professor and expert in Jewish mysticism will speak at the evening service on "Shekhinah: The Feminine Half of God."

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  19. Call for Applications: Summer Seminar in Mormon TheologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Times & Seasons

    The Third Annual Summer Seminar on Mormon Theology "A Preparatory Redemption: Reading Alma 12-13" Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California June 1-June 15, 2016 Sponsored by the Mormon Theology Seminar in partnership with The Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies and The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship In the summer of 2016, the Mormon Theology Seminar, in partnership with the Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies and the Neal A. Maxwell Institute at Brigham Young University, will sponsor a seminar for graduate students and faculty devoted to reading Alma 12-13. The seminar will be hosted by Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, from June 1 through June 15, 2016.

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  20. Call for Applications: Summer Seminar in Mormon TheologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | By Common Consent

    The Third Annual Summer Seminar on Mormon Theology "A Preparatory Redemption: Reading Alma 12-13" Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California June 1-June 15, 2016 Sponsored by the Mormon Theology Seminar in partnership with The Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies and The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship In the summer of 2016, the Mormon Theology Seminar, in partnership with the Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies and the Neal A. Maxwell Institute at Brigham Young University, will sponsor a seminar for graduate students and faculty devoted to reading Alma 12-13. The seminar will be hosted by Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, from June 1 through June 15, 2016.

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