"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

 Hebrew College

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.



Featured Presenters:

 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.


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