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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 …


Alum Spotlight: For Janice Lautier, ‘The World Opened Up’ at Hartford Seminary

January 12th, 2017

As it does for many alumni/ae, Hartford Seminary holds a special place in the heart of Janice Lautier of Southington, …

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Professor David D. Grafton’s Essay Published as Part of International Research Project on Christian-Muslim Relations

January 6th, 2017

Professor David D. Grafton is involved in an ongoing international research project that is producing Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographic History. Volume …

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Scott Thumma Named Interim Academic Dean

January 6th, 2017

President Heidi Hadsell is pleased to announce that Scott Thumma, Professor of Sociology of Religion and Director of the Doctor …

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Plowshares Institute Adds to International Peacemaking Enrichment Fund

January 3rd, 2017

Since announcing in 2015 that Simsbury, CT-based Plowshares Institute would close, founders Alice and Bob Evans have chosen to continue …


Alum Spotlight: Sami Aziz Launches Common Ground Services

January 3rd, 2017

Sami Aziz, a 2015 graduate of Hartford Seminary’s Islamic Chaplaincy Program who is now enrolled in our Doctor of Ministry program, …

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Seminary Welcomes Director of Development and External Relations

January 2nd, 2017

President Heidi Hadsell is pleased to announce that Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D., has joined Hartford Seminary as Director of Development …

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Prof. Brian Clark Joins Conversation on Jesus on WNPR’s Colin McEnroe Show

December 21st, 2016

Prof. Brian Clark, Faculty Associate in World Christianity and Director of Online Learning, appeared on the Colin McEnroe Show on …

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