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    It is critical we continue to serve GTU students at full capacity during this unprecedented time.

    GTU Voices

    Spiritual Reintegration in the Wake of COVID-19

    In this final reflection on our series, Dr. Uriah Kim renews the call of the GTU community to "encourage and sustain a healthy and caring society — one that engages across differences."

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    Persevera y Vencerás: An Abuelita’s Words Revisited during a Global Pandemic

    Dr. Wendy Arce shares the wisdom of her abuelita her grandmother: "Persevera y vencerás" - Persevere, and you will overcome.

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    Troubled Times: Turning to the Arts

    In her reflection, Dr. Peña reminds us that art can comfort us, art can help us understand and express our own emotions, and art can give us hope.

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    The Conflict and Ethics of We're in this Together

    Dr. Braden Molhoek shares his perspective on the complexities of our ethical responses in our times.

    Featured Event

    Radical Love Live Podcast- Interspirituality and Coexisting

    GTU professors Dr. Devin Zuber and Dr. Sam Berrin Shonkoff will share their perspective on interspirituality and coexisting in this profound period of physical isolation with hosts Mark Dilcom and Kelly Wilson of Radical Love Live.

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    Interreligious Chaplaincy Program

    The first of its kind, the GTU's Interreligious Chaplaincy Program equips professionals with the skills to offer spiritual care among diverse populations and in multireligious contexts. Discover how you can be part of the initial cohort of students in this program.

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    Online Learning: A Conversation with Diandra Erickson

    The GTU's Director of Digital Learning reflects on online education at the GTU, including our new Interreligious Studies Certificate. 

Online Celebration of 2020 Grads

Congratulations to the GTU's Class of 2020

GTU Initiatives

Spiritual Care and Ethical Leadership for Our Times

In this new series, the GTU will present written reflections, video lectures, and online resources that offer inspiration, encouragement, and insights to speak to the current context. 
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Faith Traditions

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

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Faculty Across the Consortium

To guide your academic career

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Scholarly Institutions

Combining to form a diverse community for religious study

A Diverse Institution of

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.

An Educational Community to

Pursue Your Deepest Intentions

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.

A Graduate School Where

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.

Radical Love Live Podcast- Interspirituality and Coexisting

GTU professors Dr. Devin Zuber and Dr. Sam Berrin Shonkoff will share their perspective on interspirituality and coexisting in this profound period of physical isolation with hosts Mark Dilcom and Kelly Wilson of Radical Love Live.

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2020 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Save the date for the GTU's 2020 Distinguished Faculty Lecture.

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley
6:30pm

First Priority Deadline to Apply for the PhD Program

December 1, 2020 is the first priority deadline for applying to the PhD program. Click here for more information on the program requirements. 

GTU Main Office
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