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PSR Faculty to visit South Korea

Professors Boyung Lee & Randi Walker, along with Dean Tat-siong Benny Liew, will be visiting South Korea in November to meet with alumni & prospective students. You can find more ...

PSR/GTU Community Members Speak Out Against Berkeley’s Measure S

Many members of the PSR/GTU community have voiced their opinion regarding Measure S. Among the many clergy and religious leader signatures is PSR President, Riess Potterveld. Please refer to the ...

PSR Lecturer in Theology heralded in Psychology Today article

Jay Emerson Johnson, CLGS Senior Director, Academic Research and Resources, and PSR Lecturer in Theology is heralded as having "one of the most eye-opening talks" at the Faith and ...

Ugandan Pastor Winston Mukasa Learns through TEL

PSR’s Theological Education for Leadership (TEL) program welcomes our first international student, Winston Mukasa, a young minister and musician from Uganda.  Winston is a pastor at the Mavuno ...

VIDEO: The Other Convention - A Church Votes On Gay Rights

Professor Randall Miller & PSR are featured in a documentary that will appear soon on PBS about the recent UMC General Conference’s deliberations on LGBT rights.

Should death penalty be scrapped?

YES: Jesus taught us to forgive, not to exact vengeance - Of all people, Christians ought to appreciate the danger and tragedy of executing someone who might have been wrongly convicted and ...

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 ...