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Jennifer Howe Peace

Assistant Professor of Interfaith Studies

Connecticut College, BA
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, MATS
Graduate Theological Union, Ph.D.

Phone: Ext. 2405

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Biography:

Jennifer Howe Peace is Assistant 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.

Courses:
CMLE 717J [IF]: Building Interfaith Community and Leadership: Boston Seminar
[EL] HIST 685F: History of Christian Spirituality through the Lives of Women
[EL] HIST 782F [IF]: Understanding Interfaith

Publications:
My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation