Summer Session 2015

Welcome • Courses • Instructors • Events • Details

Holbrook Hall

Summer is a time to indulge in learning and community.  Everyone is invited.  Change the world and change yourself this summer.  At Pacific School of Religion.

Here's a little taste to whet your appetite.

  • Faith Rooted Organizing with Alexia Salvatierra
  • Theologies of Howard Thurman with Liza Rankow
  • Race, Class, and Incarceration with Mark L. Taylor
  • Crafting a New Feminist Liturgy, a collaborative study & work group with Rita Nakashima Brock and Sylvia Thorson-Smith
  • Preaching Liberation with Donna Allen
  • Queering Christ in Image and Text with Jay Johson & Justin Tanis
  • Myths, Gospels, & Human Lives with Tat-siong Benny Liew
  • Historical & Collective Trauma - Affect, Grief, & Loss with Anne Joh
  • Meditation: Theory & Practice with Americ Azevedo
  • Urban Monasticism with Joellynn Monahan
  • History of Christianity in the Pacific West with Randi Walker & Tafa Muasau (taught in Hawaii)
  • The Art & Technique of Effective Academic Writing with Bob Kramish
  • Introduction to Preaching with Mary Donovan Turner
  • Introduction to Christian Ethics with Chaitanya Motupalli
  • The Divine Feminine in the Biblical World with Jehon Grist

Stay tuned for more information about Summer Session 2015.

Laurie Isenberg
Director of Community and Continuing Education

PSR Summer Learners Say...

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"I really appreciated this course. It revived an interest in academics for me. I forgot how much I loved learning. Thank you.”

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart for such a rich, fun, stretching class.” 

“Fabulous pace and content. More!  More!  More!” 


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