News and New Books

GTU at 50 Years

September 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Graduate Theological Union. To commemorate this historic milestone, the GTU will hold a gala celebration in the Fall. And to set the stage for the next 50 years, we will be rolling out a series of programs designed to more fully engage the institution and its member schools in the most pressing global issues of the day, such as human rights, human development, the environment, war and peace transition, religion and natural sciences, and art, culture and technology.

Check back frequently on the GTU website for further details.

Website Enhancements

Since January, the GTU has been upgrading to a new content management platform and enhancing the user interface for students, faculty, alumni and external audiences. The improvements will make finding needed information and resources cleaner, crisper and easier to find. In addition, the upgrades will allow for more media rich content to share GTU’s work with a broader audience. The new website will go live in mid-May.

New Books

… by Erin Brigham, Ph.D. ‘10
Sustaining the Hope for Unity: Ecumenical Dialogue in a Postmodern World
Liturgical Press
“[T]he book develops a framework for exchanging religious narratives in a postmodern context marked by pluralism and ambiguity.”  — publisher

… by Peter Feldmeier, Ph.D. ‘96
Encounters in Faith: Christianity in Interreligious Dialogue
Anselm Academic
“Feldmeier explores Christianity and mysticism and investigates the role of spiritual masters ... He also examines Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism and considers the notion of the soul.”  — publisher

My Neighbor's Faith… by Jennifer Howe Peace, Ph.D. ‘05, Or Rose, and Gregory Mobley
My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation
Contributors include: Judith Berling (GTU), Ibrahim Farajajé (SKSM), Charles Gibbs (CDSP M.Div.), Rita Nakashima-Brock (SKSM), and Rebecca Parker (SKSM).

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