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    Gregory Sterling (PhD, '90), GTU Alumnus of the Year, 2018

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    Dr. Gregory E. Sterling Named GTU Alumnus of the Year

    Gregory E. Sterling (PhD, '90) has been selected as the GTU's 2018 Alumnus of the Year. Dr. Sterling is Dean of Yale Divinity School in New Haven, CT, where he also serves as Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament. He will be honored on Saturday, November 17, at the GTU Alumni Reception at the AAR-SBL Annual Meetings in Denver.

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    Prospective and Admitted Students Week

    See yourself here!  Try out classes, explore our neighborhood, meet with professors and students, and learn about the admission process here at GTU.

    Celebrating Women Scholars of the GTU

    GTU Women's Voices Campaign

    The GTU boasts one of the largest contingents of female theology students and alumnae in the country--and our Women's Voices Campaign offered more than 30 graduates an opportunity to share their GTU stories. We are proud of the work of our female scholars--past, present, and future--and proud to be an educational community where women can thrive and flourish.     

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    Space and Spirit: Mapping the Geography of Hasidism

    Please join the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies and Taube Philanthropies for a book talk given by Marcin Wodzińskititled Space and Spirit: Mapping the Geography of Hasidism

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    CARe Publication Unites Artwork by Hagit Cohen and Essays by GTU Scholars

    Gestures to the Divine: Reflections on Eco-Spirituality brings together the nature-focused artwork of Hagit Cohen and reflections on eco-spirituality by seven scholars from the GTU. Cohen's work will be featured at the Doug Adams Gallery throughout the Fall 2018 semester.  

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    For Such A Time As This: Religious Leadership and Sexualized Violence

    At a time when patriarchy and sexualized violence are surfacing in new ways, WSR offers space for religious scholars and practitioners to ask, “What does religious leadership look like for such a time as this?”

Doug Adams Gallery: Sept 6 - Dec 13, 2018

Gestures to the Divine: Works by Hagit Cohen

GTU Library Gallery, Oct 11, 2018 - Jan 11, 2019

Salma Arastu: Seeking Oneness

The GTU Library is honored to present a new art exhibition entitled "Salma Arastu: Seeking Oneness," on display from October 11, 2018, through January 11, 2019. 

Scholarly Institutions

Combining to form a diverse community for religious study


Faith Traditions

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


Faculty Members

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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.

Effective Presentations at Professional Conferences

Connect with your audience and learn how to share your research at paper presentations, poster sessions, and networking after the conference.

Library Conference Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
10:00am to 11:00am

"Revelations: Across Borders" Opening Reception at JST

The opening reception for an exhibition created by the students of the course "Composing Sacred Spaces" (Fall Semester, 2018), who drew inspiration from the autumnal season currently upon us and the liturgical calendar.


"Understanding Generational Differences: Values and Views" with Dr. Jolene Erlacher at ABSW