Lucinda Mosher | Hartford Seminary

Lucinda Mosher

Faculty Associate in Interfaith Studies

Background

  • Th.D. (The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church)
  • S.T.M. (The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church)
  • M.A. (Hartford Seminary)
  • M.Mus.Ed. (University of Massachusetts at Lowell)
  • B.Mus. (Magna Cum Laude) (Boston University)

Areas of Study

  • America’s Religious Diversity
  • Theology: Christian and Comparative
  • Christian-Muslim Relations
  • Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations

Biography

Lucinda Allen Mosher, Th.D., is Faculty Associate in Interfaith Studies. She teaches courses on religious diversity, interfaith understanding, spiritual caregiving, and Christian-Muslim concerns. Concurrently, she represents Hartford Seminary in the publishing of the Journal of Interreligious Studies, for which she is the book review editor. As well, she is the rapporteur of the Building Bridges Seminar—an annual dialogue of Christian and Muslim scholars founded by the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2002 and now under the stewardship of Georgetown University. She sits on the executive committee of the Interfaith Center of Northeast Florida and the Episcopal Church General Convention Task Force to Coordinate Ecumenical and Interreligious Work.

Dr. Mosher is the author of Personhood, Illness, and Death in America’s Multifaith Neighborhoods: A Practical Guide (2018); Toward Our Mutual Flourishing: the Episcopal Church, Interreligious Relations, and Theologies of Religious Manyness (2012); and Faith in the Neighborhood—a series on America’s religious diversity. With Vineet Chander (Princeton University), she is co-editor of the award-winning Hindu Approaches to Spiritual Care: Chaplaincy in Theory and Practice (2020). With David Marshall (World Council of Churches), she is co-editor of Power—Divine and Human: Christian and Muslim Perspectives (2019) and six earlier volumes of this series on Christian-Muslim comparative theology; she is the sole editor its next offering: A World of Inequalities: Christian and Muslim Perspectives (forthcoming 2020). Dr. Mosher is a contributor to Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History (University of Birmingham). Her publications also include numerous book-chapters and journal articles on multifaith matters.

Dr. Mosher has been a keynote speaker, workshop leader, or panelist in many venues in the US and abroad—including England, Turkey, Uganda, and Korea. An accomplished musician, her work sometimes combine her expertise in interreligious understanding with her training in theology and the arts.

An Episcopal Church Foundation, Dr. Mosher holds degrees from Boston University, the University of Massachusetts (Lowell), Hartford Seminary, and a doctor of theology degree from the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church.

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