President Bill McKinney gave his 13th Opening Chapel sermon at Pacific School of Religion on September 2, 2008, marking the 142rd beginning of the academic year at the seminary.
GTU PhD student Richard Lindsay gives his personal account of the actions in June that led the General assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) to vote to allow LGBT people to be ordained.
Summer Session 08 came to an end on August 8, continuing the PSR tradition of summer courses adding creative and enlightening options to its curriculum.
PSR president Bill McKinney begins regular posts reflecting on happenings at the school and on issues of American religion. His first post is a wrap-up of the spring semester 2008.
Pat Schneider, founder and director emerita of Amherst Writers and Artists in Amherst, Massachusetts, will be leading two week-long morning writing workshop sessions at Pacific School of Religion Summ
At the spring meeting of PSR’s Board of Trustees, three faculty members were advanced to the rank of full professor: Andrea Bieler, Joseph Driskill, and Tat-siong Benny Liew.
PSR held its 2008 commencement on Sunday, May 25 at First Congregational Church of Oakland.
Pacific School of Religion applauds today’s ruling by the California Supreme Court that affirms the full equality of same-sex couples under the California state constitution.
William K. Laurie, former vice president of administration for Pacific School of Religion, died April 17, 2008 in Chico, CA. Born in Altoona, PA on June 2, 1924, he grew up in Jeannette, PA.
(Story updated from Spring 2008 Bulletin)