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The Center has had a busy winter. Recordings of the following events are available on Soundcloud or YouTube. March 13: “What’s Theology Got to Do With It? An Eighteenth-Century Chinese Emperor Debating Religions and Christianity”¬†Eugenio Menegon: SoundCloud Recording March 7:¬† “Critical Public Theology: How to Use and Not to Use the Bible in Contemporary¬†Public Issues” … Continue reading

For the past two years, the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, supported by the Henry Luce Foundation, has convened a series of workshops and seminars concerning, broadly speaking, the place of theology in the university. From the outset, our goal was to challenge narrow conceptions of both secular learning and “theology,” in hopes … Continue reading