A longtime Berkeley resident, Gottwald was on the faculty of American Baptist Seminary of the West and Graduate Theological Union.
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UC Berkeley launches center for psychedelic science and education
With $1.25M in seed funding, the new center will conduct research using psychedelics to investigate cognition, perception and emotion and their biological bases in the human brain.
Breathtaking art show in Berkeley explores death, and life
AFTER/LIFE, at the Graduate Theological Union’s Doug Adams Gallery, showcases the work of two gay male artists, Ed Aulerich-Sugai and Mark Mitchell, whose lives were profoundly altered by HIV/AIDS.
Pacific School of Religion startled by anti-Semitic incidents
Someone entered the campus chapel and drew a swastika inside a bible on display. A piece of paper with the words ‘Adolph Hitler’ scribbled on it was tacked onto a nearby bulletin board.
Muslim college in Berkeley buys hilltop campus that once belonged to Lutherans
By purchasing the 10-acre-property at the top of Marin Avenue, Zaytuna College will be able to move its undergraduates there and start a graduate program on Holy Hill.
An exhibit of contemporary art serves as a balm to anti-Muslim rhetoric
The show features the art of seven artists, Muslim and non-Muslim.
Berkeley-based college becomes first Muslim accredited college in U.S.
Zaytuna College, the first Muslim accredited college in the United States, is moving to 1712 Euclid Ave. this year. Photo: Seung Y. Lee Amid preparations to move its campus to a new location north of UC Berkeley, Zaytuna College recently became the first Muslim college in the United States to receive accreditation. March 4, the Western Association […]
Berkeley honors Eleanor Shapiro during final year of Jewish Music Festival
Eleanor Shapiro, the director of the Jewish Music Festival, was honored by the Berkeley City Council on Feb. 24, 2015 Eleanor Shapiro still remembers the first time Klezmer music struck her soul. It was 1996 and Shapiro was auditioning for a part in a dance troupe that planned to perform to a Klezmer piece. Shapiro […]
They had sex in the shtetl?
Who said academia was boring? Whoever uttered that thought clearly was not invited to “Sex and the Shtetl,” a conference taking place this week at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. Professors, graduate students and independent scholars are gathering to talk about marital infidelity, cross dressing, clandestine encounters, and sex out of wedlock in Jewish […]