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Our school has moved to Trask Building: 169 Herrick Rd, Newton Centre, MA 02459. The new building hours will be, beginning Monday, Sept. 11th: Monday and Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday:8:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Closed on Weekends and Holidays.

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AAAS "Science for Seminaries" Capstone Event

Date and Time:

Thu, 09/22/2016 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

Category:

Registration Fee:

25.00

Event Details:

Join Andover Newton Theological School for a one-day conference on trauma, the mind, and the ministry of healing, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Discussion will focus on the science surrounding the effects of trauma on the brain and the body in conjunction with the ministry of healing. The day will include presentations, small group and roundtable discussions, breakfast, lunch, and a reception with alumni/ae participating in the Andover Newton Theological School Reunion.

For student or alumni/ae free registration for AAAS event only, please contact aaas.event@ants.edu. Admission for other participants is $25. Registration is required to attend.

Please note: The admission for this event has changed from $50 to $25. If you registered for only the AAAS event before Aug. 24, 2016, please send an email to the coordinators listed above, and the difference will be refunded to you. This cost change does not impact participants who will be attending any portion of the Andover Newton Reunion events Thursday evening or Friday.

Also: The AAAS-only admission fee of $25 (or free for alumni/ae and students) only includes events from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday. Events later in the day or week are part of the larger Andover Newton Fall 2016 event (see schedule).

Parking is available behind Wilson Chapel and at Hebrew College.

Speakers:

  • Prof. Gary Strichartz (MDiv '14), PhD, Professor of Anesthesia and Pharmacology at Harvard Medical School; chaplain at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Prof. Brita Gill-Austern, Austin Philip Guiles Professor of Psychology and Pastoral Theology at Andover Newton Theological School
  • Prof. S. Mark Heim (MDiv '76), Samuel Abbot Professor of Christian Theology at Andover Newton Theological School; visiting professor at Yale Divinity School

Science for Seminaries Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

8-9 a.m.

Pre-Reunion Conference Registration Opens, Continental Breakfast

Location: Wilson Chapel

9-9:30 a.m.

Opening Prayer & Welcome

Location: Wilson Chapel

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Session I: The Nature and Consequences of Trauma: Body and Mind

Prof. Gary Strichartz, PhD

Location: Wilson Chapel 

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-11:15 a.m.

Small Group Discussions

Location: Wilson Chapel

11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Journey Through Faith and Science

Prof. S. Mark Heim

Location: Wilson Chapel

12-1 p.m.

Lunch

Location: Upper Noyes Hall

1-2 p.m.

Session II: Connecting the Dots: The Science of Trauma and the Healing Potential of Spiritual Practices

Prof. Brita Gill-Austern

Location: Wilson Chapel

2-2:10 p.m. Break
2:10-2:30 p.m.

Small Group Discussions

Location: Wilson Chapel

2:30-3 p.m.

Closing Remarks on AAAS Science for Seminaries Project at Andover Newton Theological School

Location: Wilson Chapel

3-4 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion with Profs. Strichartz and Gill-Austern for non-Reunion AAAS Registrants

Location: Wilson Chapel

3-4 p.m.

Reunion Begins; Class Year Gatherings and Class Photos for Alumni/ae

Location: Davis Hall

4-5 p.m.

AAAS Reception for all AAAS Conference and Reunion Attendees

Location: Quadrangle

 

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