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Walking in Newness

Welcome to New College Berkeley's blog, "Walking in Newness." Each month a member of the NCB faculty will post a personal reflection on their life of faith. Read the current month post, "When a New Year Begins" by Earl Palmer, D.D., Visiting Professor of Biblical Studies, New College Berkeley.


Spring Programs 2015

Poetry and Prayer

Marilyn McEntyre, Two Saturdays - January 31, February 7 - more details

Lenten Prayer Retreat

Susan S. Phillips, Ph.D., Saturday, February 21 - more details

Reading and Writing Spiritual Memoir

Sharon Gallagher, M.T.S., Saturday, April 11 - more details

Minds, Meanings and Bibles

Bonnie Howe, Ph.D., Saturdays, April 18 and 25 - more details

Sheer Encouragement: Paul's Letters to the The Book of Philippians

Earl Palmer, Ph.D., M.Div, Saturday, May 2 - more details



Note: We’ve gone green! We will not be mailing out copies of the NCB brochure and encourage you to register online for programs. We also invite you to view and print out NCB program and registration information. We will print out and mail brochures on request.



Spring 2015 Program details.


New Media . . .


The Sermon on the Mount: The Teacher Makes a Difference, Earl Palmer
CD's available: Order

Behold, the Tabernacle of God is with People: Sinai as Past and Future Hope, Hiermonk Justin Sinaites
DVDs available, Two-Part Set


 For more information about ongoing classes/seminars, please contact us at  Click HERE to register for an upcoming class.


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Thanksgiving 2014


A MENU of NCB Donation Opportunties.

New College Berkeley welcomes gifts to support the ministry!

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Of Interest . . .



Candlelight, Spiritual DirectionNCB Executive Director Susan Phillips'  book Candlelight: Illuminating the Art of Spiritual Direction offers an intimate view of spiritual direction through written narratives of actual spiritual direction sessions. The experiential practice is accompanied by theoretical and theological understandings that guide it. The book includes the stories of nine men and women whose stories illustrate how the journey of Christian discipleship is helped by spiritual direction. More info and places to purchase online.



 where=Where Faith Meets Culture: A Radix Magazine Anthology, is newly published. The book, edited by NCB Associate Director Sharon Gallagher, features articles by these distinguished writers: Peggy Alter, Kurt Armstrong, Robert Bellah, Bob Buford, Krista Faries, David and Susan Fetcho, Sharon Gallagher, David Gill, Joel B. Green, Os Guinness, Virginia Hearn, Walter Hearn, Don Heinz, Margaret Horwitz, Mark Labberton, Henri Nouwen, Dan Ouellette, Earl Palmer, Susan Phillips, Steve Scott, and Luci Shaw. You can order the anthology for $20.00 by sending a check to: Radix magazine, P.O. Box 4307, Berkeley, CA 94704.



Robert Bellah TributeRead the tribute to Robert N. Bellah, preeminent scholar of the sociology of religion who served on New College Berkeley’s Advisory Board since 1994.



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