School Closed Monday, February 2
Due to yet another snowstorm, Andover Newton will be closed Monday, February 2. Students, please look for notices from your instructors about course meeting rescheduling. Winter seems to have come late, but with a vengeance! Prayers for your safety and for all of our neighbors, especially those in need.
Interfaith Harmony Week
Professors Jennifer Howe Peace and Celene Ibrahim-Lizzio and Rabbi Or Rose will be among the featured presenters at Northeastern University’s Interfaith Harmony Week events, Feb. 2-8.
Feb. 6, 2015
The 2015 Woodbury Leadership Workshop will explore the ethical challenges faced by religious leaders as secular and religious "worlds" collide. (Turn on the news to see some examples.) Sign up by Jan. 9 for $20 off normal registration.
Interfaith Challenges & Opportunities
For those who missed the Dec. 9 visit by interfaith leader Eboo Patel because of bad weather -- or if you just want to see it again! -- click here to watch a video of the public lecture.
Immigration, Economic Justice, and Human Rights.
Andover Newton is offering the course Arizona/Mexico Border: Immigration, Economic Justice, and Human Rights
. During this time when the national stage is engaging in discourse around immigration issues, this timely immersion trip (May 25 - June 4) will take place on the U.S. border, with the majority of our time being spent in Nogales, Mexico, a border town near Tucson, Arizona.
Andover Newton is pleased to announce it has secured funding to endow in perpetuity the second of 12 student fellowships offered through the Center for Inter-Religious and Communal Leadership Education, its pioneering joint venture with Hebrew College.
Andover Newton is one of three schools to share a $60,000 planning grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation in a collaboration that will let the schools review, extend, and propose new directions for inter-religious theological education.