B.A., Connecticut College,
M.A.T.S., Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary,
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union
Jennifer Howe Peace is Associate Professor of Interfaith Studies at Andover Newton Theological School in Newton, MA, where she co-directs the Center for Interreligious and Communal Leadership Education (CIRCLE) a joint program between ANTS and the Rabbinical School at Hebrew College. She received her doctorate in the Historical and Cultural Study of Religions from the Graduate Theological Union. She also directs the Interreligious Center for Public Life.
Dr. Peace’s involvement in interfaith organizing outside of academia includes being a founding board member of the United Religions Initiative, an early leader of the Interfaith Youth Core, and a founding member of the Daughters of Abraham – a movement of book groups for Jewish, Christian and Muslim women. Author of numerous articles and essays on interfaith cooperation, Dr. Peace co-edited My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation (Orbis 2012). In addition, she serves as one of the publishers of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue. Dr. Peace has been an interfaith organizer and educator since the 1990’s and served as a founding board member of the United Religions Initiative, a founding leader of the Interfaith Youth Core, and a founding member of the Daughters of Abraham book groups.
Primary course areas:
Early Christian History
See the Andover Newton course schedule for current course offerings.