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Summer Session on Holy Hill

This summer three dozen courses, ranging from the Old Testament to pop theology, will be offered on Holy Hill in Berkeley. Summer Session 2009 is sponsored by Pacific School of Religion, Pacific ...

Team Brody tours Jordan

No need to wait for the postcards—the PSR community and the world can keep tabs on professor Aaron Brody and family’s spring sabbatical in Jordan with the Team Brody blog.

Pastoral Letter on Oakland Shootings

Following the fatal shooting of five people—including four police officers—in Oakland on March 21, 2009, PSR alum Bob Matthews (MDiv 1973), acting senior minister of Hillcrest Congregational ...

PSR alumni/ae featured in recent media stories

PSR alumni/ae are leaders in diverse professions and fields of interest. Find out about these remarkable products of PSR's tradition of boldness by following these links.

PSR commissions Racial Justice Advocates at chapel service

During its weekly chapel service today, PSR commissioned members of its new Racial Justice Advocacy Group (R-JAG).

Horace Griffin joins faculty

Horace Griffin, director of field education and adjunct professor of pastoral theology at the General Theological Seminary in New York City since 2005, has been named associate professor of field ...

Behold! New Things Happen at PSR's Earl Lectures

During the climactic final worship of the 2009 Earl Lectures, held January 27-29, the scripture reader asked the question from Ezekiel 37:3, “Mortal, can these bones live?" As the question rang out

Plymouth UCC unveils Ribbons of Spirit

In January, Oakland’s Plymouth United Church of Christ, which is pastored by PSR alumna Lois Mueller, unveiled Ribbons of Spirit, an impressive 30-foot glass mosaic mural. PSR alumna and artist ...

In Memoriam: Browne Barr, former trustee

Browne Barr, Trustee Emeritus of Pacific School of Religion, died February 1 in Santa Rosa, CA. During his two terms on the Board of Trustees at PSR (1970-1978 and 1986-1995) he was on numerous ...