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    Dr. Ashley L. Bacchi Awarded the 2021 Borsch-Rast Book Prize and Lectureship

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    Spirituality x Activism

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    Dr. Munir Jiwa to be Visiting Scholar at Stanford University while on Sabbatical January through June 2022

    Dr. Munir Jiwa, Director of the Center for Islamic Studies at the GTU, will be a Visiting Scholar at the Stanford University Abbasi Center for Islamic Studies while on sabbitical January through June 2022.

    Distinguished Faculty Lecture with Dr. Valerie Miles-Tribble

    Our Pedagogical Charge: Weaving Hope and Justice into the Gossamer-thin Fabric of Religious Democracy

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    GTU Announces 2021 Alumnus of the Year: Rev. Dr. Al Tizon

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    The Madrasa-Midrasha Program Announces 2021 Haas Student Research Grant Recipients

    The GTU's Madrasa-Midrasha Program is pleased to announce the recipients of 2021 summer research grants to support GTU students working on interreligious projects related to Judaism and/or Islam. These grants were made possible through the generosity of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, which has supported the Madrasa-Midrasha Program since its inception in 2008.  

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    Colyn Wohlmut Appointed Director of Library Services

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    William D. Glenn, GTU Board of Trustees Chair, Named Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer

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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.

Spring 2022 Virtual Open House

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The Broken Mishkan: Creativity, Healing, and the Journey in Between

Join CARe and the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies (CJS) for a special event featuring a performance and conversation with GTU alumna Sara Nesson! Dr. Deena Aranoff, Director of CJS & Senior Lecturer in Medieval Jewish Studies, will open with an introduction.

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1:00pm to 2:00pm

CARe exhibition opening celebration!

Join CARe on Zoom to celebrate the opening of very first Doug Adams Gallery Online exhibition, Draw me After You: A visual Song of Songs.

Bring a beverage of your choice to raise a toast to the start of a new semester!

Draw me After You: A visual Song of Songs is a virtual exhibition of artwork...

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5:00pm to 5:30pm