Interreligious News & Updates2019-11-07T14:28:46-08:00

GTU Hosts Consultation on Interreligious Education

By |April 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

From the Spring 2019 edition of Skylight.  On January 14-16, 2019, the Graduate Theological Union hosted a regional consultation on the theme of interreligious theological education as part of a larger study of “Current and Future Directions in Theological Education.” The three-year project, designed to cultivate sustained reflection and conversation on theological education at the field level, is funded by the Henry Luce Foundation, and overseen by Lancaster Theological Seminary. Given its leadership in interreligious theological education, the GTU was an outstanding [...]

Interreligious Learning in Civic Spaces

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

From the Fall 2018 edition of Skylight.  Bill Zangeneh-Lester is a man with a mission: a mission to bring the GTU’s model of interreligious and interdisciplinary engagement to the 30,000 students at American River College (ARC), a community college in Sacramento. Even as he completes his GTU dissertation on the topic of interreligious learning in civic spaces, Zangeneh-Lester is already putting this scholarship into action as chair of the Department of Humanities and [...]

Interreligious Research Grants Announced

By |March 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

March 31, 2017 The Walter & Elise Haas Fund has provided the GTU a grant to support the CIS and CJS in their joint Madrasa-Midrasha programming for this year. We are pleased to announce the student research grant recipients: Mahjabeen Dhala (CIS), “Exploring the Role of Female Activism in Islamic and Jewish Tradition,” Ahmad Ibrahim Moss (CIS) “Imagining an Islamic Liberation Theology in a Post-Truth World,” and group grant [...]

The Walter & Elise Haas Fund Provides Interreligious Research Grants for Students

By |February 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

February 24, 2017 The Walter & Elise Haas Fund has provided the GTU a grant to support the Center for Islamic Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies in their joint programming for this academic year. We are pleased to announce grants for students working on an interreligious research project related to Judaism and Islam. Grants will range from $250 to $500 for individual projects and $500 to $1000 [...]

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