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The Discomfort of Change | Maij Vu Mai

by CLGSAdminy1

As someone who lives with clinical depression, I was MORE than excited for the onset of Spring. By the time March rolled around, I was begging for Spring to come. I couldn’t wait for the sun to stay out for longer periods of time, for the temperatures to rise and melt away the deep cold […]

Queering the Bible | Rabbi Jane Rachel Litman

by CLGSAdminy1

1 May 2023 This month, from the evenings of May 25 through May 27, Jewish people around the world will celebrate the holy days of Shavuot, which, according to ancient Jewish tradition, is the anniversary of the revelation at Sinai in 1314 BCE, though academic scholarship does not support this specific date.  It is a […]

Spiritual Spring Cleaning | Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow

by CLGSAdminy1

Spring was sprung this year on March 20th with the Spring Equinox.  The Abrahamic religions have entered into their high holy seasons – Ramadan beginning on March 22nd, the first Seder of Passover beginning the evening of April 5th and Easter Sunday on April 9th.  This is a time of reflection and introspection.  I like […]

Our 2022-2023 Lavender Lunch Series!

by Bernard Schlager

The CLGS 2022-2023 ONLINE Lavender Lunch Series Tuesday, 13 September 2022 | 12:15pm (Pacific Time) | ONLINE Decolonizing Spiritual/Faith-Based Exploration and Formation Maij Mai In this online CLGS Lavender Lunch Maij Mai, Coordinator of the CLGS Asian American/Pacific Islander Roundtable, explores what possibilities can exist when cultivating spiritual/faith-based exploration and formation spaces, particularly for marginalized communities […]

Professor Julia Watts Belser: Queer Bodies: Colliding, Expanding, Flourishing | The 13th Annual | 2022 CLGS Georgia Lecture

by Bernard Schlager
Julia Watts Belser, a white Jewish woman with curly brown hair, sits happily in her wheelchair in front of a pink flowering bush. She's wearing a patterned red blazer and red kippah (beret) to match.

Click here to register for this ONLINE Lecture and follow-up discussion which will be offered via Zoom! Queer Crip Revelation: Disability Dance, Jewish Text, and the Sacred Potency of Difference with Professor Julia Watts Belser The 13th Annual CLGS Georgia Harkness Lecture Thursday, 20 October 2022, at 2:30pm (Pacific Time)   (Online) Join the Center […]

Queering Your Spiritual Leadership! | A Fall 2022 ONLINE Graduate Course

by Bernard Schlager

Queering Your Spiritual Leadership! A Fall 2022 (7-week) ONLINE Graduate Course Pacific School of Religion 6:10pm to 9pm (Pacific Time) | Thursdays from 8 September through 20 October 2022   This 1.5-credit online course offers a brief introduction to – and broad overview of – queer spiritual leadership as expressed in the lives, writings, and […]

A World AIDS Day Reflection by Rev. Roland Stringfellow, DMin

by CLGSAdminy1

1 December 2021 As we head toward the end of another year living with the Coronavirus, the fear, concern, and caution that we all have grown accustomed to is becoming engrained in our normal daily lives.  Talk about the leftovers from Thanksgiving! Many of us are dealing with the leftovers from the “4 P’s” of […]

Bishop Megan Rohrer is our 12th Annual CLGS Georgia Harkness Lecturer!

by Bernard Schlager

Click here to register for this ONLINE Lecture, which will be offered via Zoom! Trans Theology Without Apology: Using Art and Historical Exegesis to Celebrate Trans Figuration and the Trans Aesthetic in the Bible with Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer The 12th Annual CLGS Georgia Harkness Lecture ONLINE on Thursday, 14 October 2021, at 6:30pm | Pacific Time Veiled metaphors […]

52 Ways #27: Build Interfaith Partnerships for Learning and Action

by CLGSAdminy1

There are amazing people of faith around the world who are working to make our communities inclusive, accepting, diverse, and vibrant. This week, we encourage you to get to know some more of them, especially your neighbors from other faith traditions. We can learn a tremendous amount from each other. Working with those from other […]