PSR to host community dialogue on Grant/Mehserle

Pacific School of Religion will host a community dialogue on the just and appropriate responses of people of faith to the death of Oscar Grant and the conviction of Johannes Mehserle.

Dr. Jay Emerson Johnson Scheduled To Appear on Local Broadcast

PSR's Jay Emerson Johnson will appear soon on Comcast Hometown Network's Ten Percent, where he will speak on the intersection of religion and LGBT affairs.

Date and time TBA, so check back ...

Hubert Locke: Holocaust scholar, Deputy, and cherished friend of PSR

“Serving Pacific School of Religion is the only thing I would have come out of retirement to do,” says Hubert G. Locke, “and that’s because of the great affection I have for this place.” ...

A community's loss

When, acting under the color of law, a human life is unjustifiably taken, it inflicts a grievous wound on the entire community.

Randall Miller appointed assistant professor of Christian ethics

PSR Dean Mary A. Tolbert has announced the appointment of Randall Miller as assistant professor of Christian ethics and social thought, effective July 1, 2010. Under his two-year, half-time ...

Summer Session adds Saturday Workshops

During this year's Summer Session, students and the community-at-large will also have the opportunity to participate in several exciting weekend workshops in addition to their chosen courses.

In memoriam: Rev. Daniel Livingston Aprá (1915-2010)

Reverend Dan Aprá, retired United Church of Christ minister, died at the age of 94 on June 11, 2010 at Piedmont Gardens in Oakland. Aprá graduated from seminary at Colgate-Rochester Divinity ...

Jeffrey Kuan named dean of Drew Theological School

Associate Professor Jeffrey Kuan has been appointed dean of the theological school at Drew University, a United Methodist institution in Madison, New Jersey and will be leaving PSR at the end of the f

Board launches McKinney Endowment

Pacific School of Religion’s Board of Trustees announces the creation of the William McKinney Endowment for Innovation and Leadership to honor his devotion to and accomplishments for the school. ...

Six students honored at PSR’s 143rd commencement

PSR held its 143rd commencement on May 23 at First Congregational Church of Oakland.