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Religion in California: A Symposium

April 24, 2014 - 2:00pm

April 24 - April 25, 2014

The Graduate Theological Union and the University of California, Berkeley

California has increasingly displayed a remarkable range of religious expression through its people, places, institutions, movements, and theologies, and at times when religion in the rest of America has waned.

Empire of the Son: Hollywood and the Global Marketing of the American Jesus

April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm

223 Moses

Edward J. Blum, San Diego State University

Empire of the Son: Hollywood and the Global Marketing of the American Jesus

Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post 9/11 United States

March 20, 2014 - 4:00pm

223 Moses

Rebecca Gordon, University of San Francisco

De Jure Liberty and De Facto Discrimination: The Headscarf and the Politics of (Dis)-Engagement Among Muslim American Women

November 14, 2013 - 4:00pm

201 Moses

Bozena C. Welbourne, University of Nevada, Reno

Jonathan Edwards: Theologian, Preacher and Slaveholder

October 24, 2013 - 4:00pm

223 Moses

Susan Stinson, Writer in Residence, Forbes Library

Jonathan Edwards is considered America’s most brilliant theologian. He was also a slave owner. Spider in a Tree is the story of the years he spent preaching in eighteenth century Northampton, Massachusetts.

Dilemmas of Military Intervention in Syria

April 30, 2013 - 2:30pm

202 Barrows

Mahmood Monshipouri, San Francisco State University

Peoples Temple, Jim Jones and Black America

April 10, 2013 - 12:00pm

223 Moses

James L. Taylor, University of San Francisco

Being Good Without (Much) God: Ethical Practices of the Religiously Unaffiliated

March 13, 2013 - 12:00pm

223 Moses

Elizabeth Drescher, Santa Clara University

Iran's Presidential Elections and US-Iran Relations

March 8, 2013 - 6:30pm

2050 Valley Life Sciences Building

Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi

Reinhold Niebuhr, Christian Survivalism and the Question of Secularization

March 7, 2013 - 5:00pm

315 Wheeler

David A. Hollinger

Preston Hotchkis Professor of American History

Toward an Islamic Enlightenment: The Gulen Movement

February 25, 2013 - 12:00pm

 NEW LOCATION: 123 Wheeler Hall

M. Hakan Yavuz, University of Utah

Attitudes Toward Gender Inequality Among Muslims

September 12, 2012 - 12:00pm

201 Moses Hall

M. Steven Fish, Political Science Department
Danielle Lussier, Grinnell College

RPGP Colloquium: The Ecumenical Churches and Social Thought in the Era of WWII

April 11, 2012 - 2:30pm

223 Moses Hall

Speaker: Gene Zubovich

Sponsor: Religion, Politics, and Globalization Program (RPGP)

The Ecumenical Churches and Social Thought in the Era of World War II: Beyond Realism and Pacifism

Productive Intolerance: Religious Nationalism and Exclusion in Indonesia

April 11, 2012 - 12:30pm

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), 6F Conference Room

Speaker: Jeremy Menchik, Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia, Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University

Religious Revivalism in Current North China

April 10, 2012 - 8:45pm

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Numata Seminar Room

Speaker: Shin-yi Chao, Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religion, Rutgers University, Camden Campus

Sponsor: Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)

Wutai Shan, the Mongols, and Qing Cosmopolitanism

April 4, 2012 - 4:00pm

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)

Speaker/Performer: Johan Elverskog, Religious Studies, Southern Methodist University, and Visiting Fellow, Stanford University

Sponsor: Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)

Islam and Politics Working Group

March 21, 2012 - 10:00am

223 Moses Hall

We will be discussing Saba Mahmoods Politics of Piety

Mark Lilla: "Innocence"

March 20, 2012 - 5:00pm

Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Speaker/Performer: Mark Lilla, Professor of Humanities, Columbia University

Sponsor: Townsend Center for the Humanities

RPGP Colloquim

March 14, 2012 - 2:30pm

223 Moses Hall

Negotiating Difference in Theories of Multiculturalism: Setting the Stage for Understanding Christian Theologies of the Incarnation

Speaker: Kayko Dreideger Hesslein

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Structural Inefficiencies of Islamic Courts: Ottoman Justice and Its Implications for Modern Economic Life

March 7, 2012 - 2:00pm

791 Barrows Hall

Speaker: Timur Kuran, Professor of Economics and Political Science, Duke University, and member, External Advisory Council of RPGP