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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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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.

Trip to BAMPFA with Ora Clay!

CARe is delighted to announce our first trip back to BAMPFA since 2020!

Please join us for a tour of the exhibition, Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective, with Oakland-based quilt-maker Ora Clay

We will gather outside BAMPFA, on 2155 Center Street, between Oxford Street and Shattuck Avenue, in...

12:00pm to 1:00pm

2021 Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Dr. Valerie Miles-Tribble

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