CLGS fall lecture series to honor Georgia Harkness

CLGS is pleased to inaugurate a new named lecture series beginning this November: The Georgia Harkness Lecture.

Georgia Harkness (1891-1974) was a pioneering theologian in the Methodist ...


The announcement by a Florida pastor of plans to burn copies of the Koran on 11 September enables Americans to understand the true meaning of the word sacrilege. Sacrilege is the desecration of ...

Highlights of fall events at PSR

Pacific School of Religion is hosting a wide variety of exciting events this fall, including lectures, special worship services, arts and performances, public education, and a celebration of the 10th

Robert Reich, UC Berkeley public policy professor, to lead off Earl Lectures

The 2011 Earl Lectures at Pacific School of Religion, entitled, “Our Daily Bread: Faith, Work, and the Economy,” will feature Robert Reich, professor of public policy at the University of ...

Pacific School of Religion names Riess Potterveld president

Pacific School of Religion (PSR) has announced that Riess Potterveld, currently president of Lancaster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania, will become president of PSR for a term of three ...

PSR applauds federal decision striking down Proposition 8

Pacific School of Religion and its Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry applaud U.S.

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.