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Announcement of Appointments

PSR announces the appointments of a new faculity position and two new staff members. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Randall Miller (pictured right) as Assistant Professor of United ...

Announcing a New PSR-UCC Partnership in Online Learning

We are excited to announce a partnership with PSR's Theological Education for Leadership (TEL) program and United Church of Christ, called "THAT WE ALL MAY BE ONE." This new online ...

Bishop John Shelby Spong: “The Pacific School of Religion and Theological Education for Tomorrow’s Christianity”

I spent a week recently teaching in the summer session of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California. It was a demanding schedule of four hours a day from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

CLGS Executive Director Bernie Schlager comments on the new Archbishop of San Francisco

With the appointment of Bishop of Oakland, Salvatore Cordileone to the position of Archbishop of San Francisco, many are concerned that this outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage rights could ...

VIDEO: The Value of a Progressive Christian Gospel

Watch the incredible conversation and Q & A session held last week at PSR in response to the op-ed piece by Ross Douthat in the New York Times on Sunday, "Can Liberal Christianity Be Saved?": ...

Leaders Make the Future - Tuesday Night with Bob Johansen

Bob Johansen, Senior Fellow at the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto will speak in the Bade, as part of the summer lecture series.  Bob holds an M.Div ...

Distinguished Alum and Current Trustee Lynne Hinton featured on Faith & Leadership blog!

Read a Q & A interview with PSR alum, trustee, and writer Lynne Hinton where she discusses being a pastor, writing, and, of course, PSR- Lynne Hinton: Pastor or Writer?

New Book by Randi Walker Published

Randi Walker, Professor of Church History, has just published a new book entitled Religion and the Public Conscience: Ecumenical Civil Rights Work in Seattle, 1940-1960.

The book explores ...

PSR Announces Five New Appointments to the 2012-2013 Faculty Roster

Pacific School of Religion is proud to announce the addition of three part-time lecturers to its faculty. 

Former PSR Trustee and Faculty Member Passes

Former PSR trustee and faculty member Leontine Kelly died, at 92 years of age, on June 28.  Bishop Kelly was the second woman and the first African-American woman bishop in the United Methodist ...