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Bestselling Biographer Brad Gooch Shares His Journey with Rumi

February 13th, 2017

The famed Sufi poet Rumi traveled about 2,500 miles during his lifetime in the 13th century. Eight centuries later, biographer …

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Alum Spotlight: The Rev. Gordon Bates Writes Book on Connecticut Prison Association

February 8th, 2017

Congratulations are due to the Rev. Gordon Bates, who graduated from Hartford Seminary in 1964 with a Master’s of Sacred …

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Academic Dean Scott Thumma Quoted in Article about Congregational Vitality

February 6th, 2017

An article on the Association of Religion Data Archives’ website quotes Academic Dean Scott Thumma and cites the Faith Communities …


President Hadsell Reaches Out to Students on Immigration Order

February 2nd, 2017

This letter was sent to Hartford Seminary students on Monday, Jan. 30. Dear students, I write because I want each …

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Eight Scholarships Available for 2017-18 International Peacemaking Program

January 30th, 2017

Hartford Seminary proudly announces that scholarships are available for up to eight emerging peacemakers in the 2017-18 class of the …

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Director of Library Services Hired With Eye Toward Online Learning

January 30th, 2017

Hartford Seminary has hired Ann Crawford as Director of Library Services as it looks to expand its online course offerings, …

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Professor Juan Cole Describes Iran Deal and Shi’i Stance on Nuclear Weapons

January 27th, 2017

Professor Juan R.I. Cole of the University of Michigan spoke to an engaged audience on Thursday about the Iran nuclear …

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Dr. Seyfeddin Kara to Fill First-Of-Its-Kind Chair for Shi’i Studies

January 23rd, 2017

President Heidi Hadsell is pleased to announce that Dr. Seyfeddin Kara will occupy the Imam Ali Chair in Shi’i Studies …

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Hartford Seminary Hires Dr. Deena Grant for Jewish Studies Chair

January 23rd, 2017

President Heidi Hadsell is pleased to announce that Dr. Deena Grant will occupy the Jewish Studies Chair, starting July 1 …

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Professor Feryal Salem Represents Seminary at MAS-ICNA Convention

January 18th, 2017

Professor Feryal Salem spoke about Hartford Seminary and the Islamic Chaplaincy Program at the 15th Annual Convention of the Muslim …


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Book Talk: I Heart Francis by the Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper

May 1st, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Luce-Hartford Conference

May 22nd, 2017 @ 9:00am

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