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Dr. Sharon Jacob
FacultyMain News
December 8, 2017

Welcome Dr. Sharon Jacob, Assistant Professor of New Testament

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Sharon Jacob as Assistant Professor of New Testament at Pacific School of Religion (PSR) beginning in January 2018. Dr. Jacob’s research…
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Igniting ChangeMain News
November 26, 2017

Watch: Liberation Theology and the Myths of Capitalism, a lecture with Jung Mo Sung

On November 30, 2017, renowned liberation theologian Jung Mo Sung delivered a lecture on the myths that sustain and empower the growth of capitalism and to consider alternative myths that…
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qwo-li driskill
Main NewsQueering Faith
October 20, 2017

2017 Georgia Harkness Lecture: “Doubleweaving Resistance: Two-Spirit Stories, Theories, and Futures” with Qwo-Li Driskill

Doubleweave is a basket weaving technique in Southeastern Indigenous traditions in which separate inside and outside patterns emerge through one continuous weave. Drawing on the concept of doubleweave as both…
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Holbrook Blossoms
A World on the MoveMain News
October 18, 2017

Our Transformative Future

Pacific School of Religion is embodying the future of theological education.  As one of the most diverse communities in higher education—from administrative team to board, from faculty and staff to…
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Susan Abraham
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October 5, 2017

Watch our Dean’s Welcome Reception and Lecture: “A New Moment for Religious Responsibility in the Public Sphere”

Dr. Susan Abraham’s teaching and research explores postcolonial and feminist theological practices. She is the author of Identity, Ethics, and Nonviolence in Postcolonial Theory: A Rahnerian Theological Assessment(Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) and…
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Jeanne Audrey Powers
In MemoriamMain News
October 4, 2017

In Memoriam: Rev. Jeanne Audrey Powers

The Pacific School of Religion community grieves the death of Rev. Jeanne Audrey Powers, Methodist leader and fearless social justice advocate. Rev. Powers passed away at age 85 on September…
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August 15, 2017

Resources and reflections on Charlottesville

As followers of a just and loving God, we condemn the deplorable, racist terror that erupted this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. We stand in solidarity with those putting their bodies…
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Main NewsRacial justice
August 15, 2017

Tender Flesh: Charlottesville, White Supremacy and Resistance as Revelatory Vulnerability

by Sharon R. Fennema, Assistant Professor of Christian Worship, Director of Certificate in Sexuality and Religion, Director of Worship Life In the last several years, I have been involved in many…
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