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Welcome to PCTS

PCTS is a uniquely interdisciplinary theological society that hosts a two-day Meeting twice a year in Berkeley, California for the purpose of engaging in critical exchange over a variety of topics. Papers are posted on this website and are read before each Meeting.

Meeting Descriptions: Oct 26-27 2018, May 3-4 2019

Fall Meeting 2018

Oct 26-27, 2018

Christian-Muslim Perspectives on Death, Dying & Eschatology

Classroom B at Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP), Berkeley, California

Note: Dates moved from Nov to avoid conflict with Parliament of the World's Religion

Friday, Oct 26

1:30-2pm - Arrival and Registration

2-5 pm - Discussion Session

5-7 pm - Business Meeting, Social Time, Dinner

7-8:30 pm - Public Lecture, Julie Rubio (JST) and Kamal Abu-Shamsieh (GTU) (In CDSP Tucson room)


Saturday, Oct 27

9–9:30 am - Continental Breakfast

9:30 am-noon - Discussion Session



Fall Meeting Description and Papers


You may register in advance or at the meeting.

For additional information on membership, please visit our membership page. Reduced fee or waiver is available for student workers and others for whom cost imposes a hardship. The Public Lecture is always free and open to all.

Spring Meeting 2018

April 13-14, 2018


With regret, we will be postponing the Pacific Coast Theological Society Spring Meeting scheduled for April 13-14, 2018. The meeting featuring John Cobb will be rescheduled for next year, May 3-4, 2019.

The next PCTS Meeting will be the Fall Meeting on Oct. 26-27, 2018 featuring the theme: “Christian-Muslim Perspectives on Death, Dying and Eschatology.” Apologies for any inconvenience due to the schedule change. We are excited about the upcoming Fall Meeting and look forward to hosting John Cobb the following spring.


 

Fall Meeting 2017

Nov 3-4, 2017

Theology, Transhumanism, and Artificial Intelligence

Classroom B at Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP), Berkeley, California


Friday, Nov 3

1:30-2pm - Arrival and Registration

2-5 pm - Discussion Session

5-7 pm - Business Meeting, Social Time, Dinner

7-8:30 pm - Public Lecture, Mark Graves, Notre Dame (In CDSP Tucson room)


Saturday, Nov 4

9–9:30 am - Continental Breakfast

9:30 am-noon - Discussion Session



Fall Meeting Description and Papers


You may register in advance or at the meeting.

For additional information on membership, please visit our membership page. Reduced fee or waiver is available for student workers and others for whom cost imposes a hardship. The Public Lecture is always free and open to all.

Spring Meeting 2017

April 21-22, 2017

The 95 Theses 500 Years Later

Classroom B at Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP), Berkeley, California


Friday, Apr 21

1:30-2pm - Arrival and Registration

2-5 pm - Paper Session - Eternity

5-7 pm - Business Meeting, Social Time, Dinner

7-8:30 pm - Public Lecture, Kirsi Stjerna (PLTS)


Saturday, Apr 22

9–9:30 am - Continental Breakfast

9:30 am-noon - Paper Session


Spring Meeting Description and Papers


You may register in advance or at the meeting.

For additional information on membership, please visit our membership page. Reduced fee or waiver is available for student workers and others for whom cost imposes a hardship. The Public Lecture is always free and open to all.