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    Dismantling Racism Now: A Letter of Lament and Hope from Students, Faculty, and Staff of the Graduate Theological Union

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    William D. Glenn to Chair the GTU’s Board of Trustees

    The GTU is pleased to announce William D. Glenn of Santa Rosa, California, as Chair of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Glenn succeeds Susan Cook Hoganson in the role of Chair, beginning a two-year appointment that will continue through Spring 2022.

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

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    Henry Luce Foundation Awards Urgent Needs Grant to the GTU

    The Graduate Theological Union gratefully acknowledges that it has received a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation as part of its initiative to provide rapid support for community-based responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects.

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    Interreligious Studies Certificate

    The GTU is offering a special discount for a limited time on the program cost for the 2020-2021 academic year. Get in touch before July 31, 2020 to receive a discount on your first course. 

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    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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    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.

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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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.

Why Black Lives Matter: A Perspective on Our Age of Uncertainty by Harry Singleton

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Trivia Tuesdays

Free and open to all. Join us for a trivia game in zoom. Every Tuesday at 3pm

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Navigating 2020: Alumni in Conversation | Mahjabeen Dhala

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