Virtual Guestbook | Draw me after you: a visual Song of Songs

Thank you for visiting Draw me after you: a visual Song of Songs, the Center for the Arts & Religion’s inaugural Doug Adams Gallery Online exhibition. Have a comment, question, or reflection to share? Please Leave a Reply under this blog post, which is acting as a virtual guestbook. If you would like to share… Read More Virtual Guestbook | Draw me after you: a visual Song of Songs

“Sound as Sacred Presence” studies religion through sound and music 

by Emily Pothast, Art & Religion PhD Student, Graduate Theological Union During the Fall 2021 semester, I had the opportunity to design and teach a class called Sound As Sacred Presence through the GTU’s Newhall Fellowship program. This course approached a diverse array of religious and spiritual practices through an investigation of their relationship with… Read More “Sound as Sacred Presence” studies religion through sound and music 

Spotlight feature! With artists Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang

This semester, CARe has two art exhibitions for you! Art Window can be viewed in person if you’re in Berkeley, CA, but if you’re not, don’t worry! We have also curated an online exhibition, Turning the Page: CARe artists look toward the future. This exhibition features photographs by past CARe artists, reflecting on their hopes for 2021 and… Read More Spotlight feature! With artists Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang

Spotlight feature! With artist Nazanin Hedayat Munroe

This semester, CARe has two art exhibitions for you! Art Window can be viewed in person if you’re in Berkeley, CA, but if you’re not, don’t worry! We have also curated an online exhibition, Turning the Page: CARe artists look toward the future. This exhibition features photographs by past CARe artists, reflecting on their hopes… Read More Spotlight feature! With artist Nazanin Hedayat Munroe

Art & Religion at the GTU: Student Spotlight with Laura Dunn

Laura Dunn is a PhD Candidate at the Graduate Theological Union. What are you working on right now? I’m currently writing my dissertation which examines the formal and abstract formations of Śakti in contemporary and classic nondual Tantric contexts. Within the scope of this project, I define an “image” as anything that captures the imagination. Therefore, the image of Śakti (divine power) can be found in… Read More Art & Religion at the GTU: Student Spotlight with Laura Dunn

Art & Religion at the GTU: Faculty Spotlight with Dr. Eduardo Fernández

Department of Historical and Cultural Studies of Religion, Art & Religion, Consortial Faculty, Graduate Theological Union. Eduardo C. Fernández, SJ is a Professor of Pastoral Theology and Ministry at the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University. Fr. Fernandez approaches his teaching methodology with a view to what his students will enjoy, how they… Read More Art & Religion at the GTU: Faculty Spotlight with Dr. Eduardo Fernández

Art & Religion at the GTU: Faculty Spotlight with Dr. Dessi Vendova

Department of Historical and Cultural Studies of Religion, Art & Religion, Consortial Faculty, Graduate Theological Union. Dr. Dessi Vendova, Postdoctoral Fellow in East Asian Art and Religion, comes to the GTU from Columbia University, where she earned PhD, MPhil, and MA degrees in Religion (Buddhism), with a specialization in early Indian and premodern Chinese Buddhism and… Read More Art & Religion at the GTU: Faculty Spotlight with Dr. Dessi Vendova