"Stories Across The Divide"
Boston University School of Theology, Hebrew College, & Andover Newton Theological School
Stories Across the Divide: Personal Narrative & Interreligious Leadership
-A Colloquium for BTI Faculty, Students, and Community Leaders-
Monday, November 7, 2016
160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459
During this half-day gathering, participants will explore the uses of personal narrative in interreligious leadership. This will include both philosophical and pedagogic reflection, as well as practice in the craft of storytelling.
Catherine Burns, Artistic Director, The Moth Radio Hour, PBS
James Carroll, acclaimed writer and journalist, Boston Globe
8:00-8:45 am – Registration & Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am – Introduction, Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore, Dean, BU School of Theology
9:15-10:30 am – “The Power of Our Stories,” Catherine Burns, Creative Director, The Moth
10:30-10:40 am – Break (coffee and snacks)
10:45-11:30 – “Storytelling as a Tool for Interreligious Engagement,” Small Group Exercise, Introduction, Dr. Jenifer Howe Peace, Andover Newton Theological School
11:35-12:30 – “Spiritual Autobiography: An Interview with James Carroll,” with Rabbi Or Rose, Hebrew College
12:30-1:15 pm – Lunch & Closing Remarks, Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore, Dean BU School of Theology
We wish to thank the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations for its generous support of this program.
This event is free and open to the public. Please register by completing the form below.