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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, Nov 1-2 2019

Spring Meeting 2019

May 3-4, 2019

John Cobb, Jr., and His Legacy

Classroom B Now moved to Tucson Room, at Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP), Berkeley, California


Friday, May 3

1:30-2pm - Arrival and Registration

2-5 pm - Paper Session

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

7-8:30 pm - Public Lecture and Presentation of Patricia Codron Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement to John Cobb (Claremont)  


Saturday, May 4

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.

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.