Reflections on Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Holy Days

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 1:00pm
Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road Berkeley, CA 94709

Please join the Center for Islamic Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies' Madrasa-Midrasha Programas we reflect on the various aspects of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic holy days. Featured speakers are Mahjabeen Dhala, Rabbi Stephen Pearce, and Marianne Farina CSC.

Mahjabeen Dhala is a presidential scholar and PhD student in the department of Sacred Texts and their Interpretations at the Graduate Theological Union.

Stephen S. Pearce, PhD, is Senior Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Emanu-El of San Francisco, a faculty member of the Fromm Institute for Lifelong Learning at the University of San Francisco, and the Beyond The Walls: Spiritual Writing Program at Kenyon College for interfaith clergy.  For Two years he served as the GTU/CJM Visiting Professor of Jewish Pastoral Care. He is the author of Flash of Insight: Metaphor and Narrative in Therapy and other articles, poems, and books.

Marianne Farina, CSC, is Professor of Philosophy and Theology at Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology and core doctoral faculty at the Graduate Theological Union.