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    GTU Voices

    Welcome New Dean and VP for Academic Affairs: Jennifer W. Davidson, PhD

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    GTU Alum Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne Elected 44th United Church of Canada Moderator—First Indigenous Woman to Lead Church

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    John Templeton Foundation Awards GTU’s Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences Nearly Half-Million Dollar Grant to Advance Critical Research on “Virtuous Artificial Intelligence”

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    The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library at 35 Years: Celebrating, Remembering, and Preparing for the Future

    Thirty-five years ago, a landmark event took place in North Berkeley. After decades of planning, collaboration, and construction, the Flora Lamson Hewlett Library dedication ceremony on Holy Hill celebrated the completion of a centralized library that could serve the entire Graduate Theological Union consortium, creating a physical landmark to attest to the spiritual and academic fellowship that had guided the work of the GTU since its formation in 1962. 

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    Introducing a Newly Expanded GTUx – Now Available Online

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GTUx — Where Religion Meets the World

Learn about the impact being made by alums

Stories of Transformative Impact

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Faculty Across the Consortium

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Available for study through GTU's many programs, centers, and schools


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Groundbreaking Religious Scholarship

The GTU is the most comprehensive center for the graduate study of religion in North America, bringing together scholars of the world’s great religions and wisdom traditions. Discover the more than twenty schools, centers, and affiliates that form this one-of-a-kind union.

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The GTU supports intensive scholarly inquiry and deep personal engagement with religious tradition and practice. Students pursue their interests within a diverse community composed of many smaller communities, in an atmosphere of multi-religious freedom, curiosity, respect, and dialogue.

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Religion Engages the World

Whether your studies involve interreligious topics or in-depth inquiry within a particular tradition, the GTU offers exceptional opportunities for critical and creative scholarship. Through four interdisciplinary departments and more than thirty specific concentrations, our master’s and doctoral programs invite innovative study of religion in a twenty-first century context.

GTU’s 60th Anniversary and Welcome Our New Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Jennifer W. Davidson

Celebrate the GTU’s 60th Anniversary and Welcome Our New Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Jennifer W. Davidson

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

"Becoming Elijah: Prophet of Transformation" with Author Daniel C. Matt

Join us for a special conversation with author, former CJS Professor of Jewish Spirituality, and current CJS Scholar in Residence Dr. Daniel C. Matt about his new book Becoming Elijah: Prophet of Transformation (Yale University Press, 2022).

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Madrasa-Midrasha | Student Panel

Please join the GTU's Madrasa-Midrasha Program for an online event featuring the work of current GTU students researching topics in Islamic Studies and Jewish Studies.

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