Hebrew College and Andover Newton Theological School today announced the joint appointment of an emerging Islamic studies scholar to serve as scholar-in-residence and share in the leadership of the institutions' groundbreaking interreligious leadership education efforts. Made possible by a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, the appointment is for three years, beginning in March and moving to full time in July.Celene Ayat Lizzio is recognized as a leading representative of the new generation of American Muslim thinkers and leaders. Her position will involve both teaching courses at the schools, developing programs in conjunction with the existing interfaith work there, and fostering greater interaction among Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities. Lizzio is a graduate of Princeton University, Harvard Divinity School and is a...
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