The Berkeley Public Theology  Program, supporting the study of theology in a globalizing world

Berkeley Public Theology Program

In Spring 2015, the Henry Luce Foundation awarded BSCR a three-year, million dollar grant for a Berkeley Public Theology Program, to begin in Spring 2016 and run through Fall 2018. This program integrates robust academic research, student engagement, BCSR programming, and outreach beyond the university to the public at large. Through this Program, BCSR aims to reshape the landscape of religious studies at Berkeley and chart new paths for the study of religion in the public university.


Public Theology / News

BCSR announces a call for applications for the 2017-18 New Directions in Theology Graduate Student Grants, an opportunity offered through the Public Theology Program. A $5,000 grant will be awarded to incoming first-year and continuing second-year students from a variety of disciplines. Grantees participate as a cohort in biweekly meetings convened by BCSR faculty, receive … Continue reading

The Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion has received a $1 million grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to fund the three-year Berkeley Public Theology Program. For the offical announcement, click here. Please continue to check the BCSR website in the coming months for more information on forthcoming programs funded by this grant. … … Continue reading