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Acting Dean of Faculty Dr. Robert Pazmiño made the following announcement on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015:

"Professor Nimi Wariboko, who has faithfully and productively  served Andover Newton Theological School as the Katherine B. Stuart Professor of Christian Ethics for eight years, has just received a new appointment as the Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics at Boston University School of Theology beginning August 11, 2015.

National radio show praises collaborations of Andover Newton, Hebrew College

Chaplain Celene Ibrahim-Lizzio, Islamic scholar-in-residence at Andover Newton Theological School and Hebrew College and co-director of CIRCLE, was a featured guest on the July 18, 2015, episode of the nationally syndicated radio show and podcast State of Belief.

Tracey Armstrong, Jeffrey Brown, Peter Hamilton Nee to Join Board in September

NEWTON CENTRE, Mass. (July 14, 2015) – The Board of Trustees at Andover Newton Theological School voted in June to add three new members to the body. The new arrivals will begin their service on the board of America’s first seminary and first graduate school of any kind this September.

Andover Newton President the Rev. Martin B. Copenhaver issued the following response on Friday, June 26, to the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide:

Dr. Nancy Nienhuis, Professor of Theology and Social Justice and Dean of Campus Life, has announced a time of prayer on the Andover Newton quad at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, in the wake of the previous night's deadly shootings at an African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. She also issued this statement on behalf of Andover Newton Theological School:

Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown (MDiv '87), TED2015

Andover Newton alumnus the Rev. Jeffrey Brown (MDiv '87) spoke before a global gathering of entrepreneurs, philanthropists, activists, and thinkers this spring at the TED2015 conference in Vancouver, B.C. His 18-minute talk is titled "How We Cut Youth Violence in Boston by 79 Percent:"

Early Christian History and New Testament Postdoctoral Fellow to Join Andover Newton’s Faculty for Two-Year Appointment

Dean of the Faculty Sarah B. Drummond is pleased to announce that Dr. Chris Hoklotubbe (HOCK-lo-TOO-be) will join the Andover Newton Faculty in the role of Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christian History. Chris recently completed his doctorate at Harvard Divinity School and taught there and elsewhere in the greater Boston area for more than five years. Chris’ scholarship focuses on the letters of Paul and early Christian literature of the second century, C.E.

The speakers at Andover Newton Theological School's 2015 commencement include a trailblazing alumna and a well-respected teacher turned minister.

On Wednesday, April 22, the Andover Newton Board of Trustees approved the Faculty’s recommendation to grant tenure and promote to the rank of Associate Professor to two Andover Newton faculty members, Jennifer Howe Peace and Maria Teresa Dávila. Prof. Peace is now Associate Professor of Interfaith Studies, and Prof. Davila is now Associate Professor of Christian Ethics. Each was reviewed through a campus-wide, comprehensive process chaired by Prof.

Andover Newton congratulates Margaret Benefiel on her new appointment as Executive Director of The Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation.

Dr. Benefiel has taught at Andover Newton for 18 years and is executive director of Executive Soul LLC, which offers consulting, coaching, and spiritual direction for leaders and organizations. She is a member of Beacon Hill Friends Meeting in Boston and lives in Boston with her husband.


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