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Hebrew College and Boston University School of Theology Form Partnership

By Kimberly Macdonald
November 2nd, 2016

NOVEMBER 1, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: For Hebrew College Sharon Marie Katz Marketing Communications Manager 617-559-8764 skatz@hebrewcollege.edu For Boston University Kimberly Macdonald Marketing and Communications Manager 617-358-1858 kmacd@bu.edu HEBREW COLLEGE AND BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY FORM PARTNERSHIP  Collaboration Will Provide Interreligious Programming, Educational Opportunities (NEWTON CENTRE and BOSTON, Mass.) — Hebrew College (HC) and the Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) have announced a new partnership that includes joint interreligious publications, academic courses, and public events. This partnership of two major centers for the training of religious leaders—one Jewish and one Christian—represents an important opportunity to advance the field of interreligious education and leadership development. Both institutions are dedicated to training moral and spiritual... More

Earn Credit for taking Walter Fluker’s Ethical Leadership MOOC

By Jaclyn K Jones
August 5th, 2016

Join Our Ethical Leadership MOOC Anytime & Earn BU Graduate Credit! The Ethical Leadership MOOC offers teachers, administrators, counselors, and coaches looking to enhance their decision-making and community-building skills an opportunity to learn from some of the most influential voices in ethical leadership practices. Offered jointly by the BU School of Education and the BU School of Theology, and available to take anytime, for free, and at your own pace online via edX.org, the Ethical Leadership MOOC will provide theoretical and practical approaches to the development of character, civility and community for leaders in all fields. How to Earn Graduate Credit from the School... More

Hate Has to End

By Jaclyn K Jones
June 14th, 2016

Beloved Community, I pray that this moment may be the beginning of the end of hate. Hate has to end. I offer my reflections on the horror in Orlando and I invite yours. With deep sorrow, Mary Elizabeth Moore Dean 14 June 2016 Words fail, silence fails, actions fail. No words can describe the tragic shooting at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub, where people went for an evening out and, instead, met death. No words can express the horror that left 49 people dead and 53 wounded. Some words will even amplify the hatred that permeates United States culture and paves the path for violence against the... More

SED and STH Announce Ethical Leadership MOOC with Walter Fluker

By Alisa Harris
May 20th, 2016

The Center for Character and Social Responsibility (CCSR) is proud to announce the first BUx Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from Boston University School of Education (SED) and Boston University School of Theology (STH): Ethical Leadership: Character, Civility and Community. The course is taught by Walter E. Fluker, Martin Luther King, Jr. professor of ethical leadership at STH & the Graduate Division of Religious Studies, CAS. This course will provide theoretical and practical approaches to the development of character, civility and community for leaders and emerging leaders in education, business, nonprofit, academic, religious, and other professions. The course examines the personal, public... More

2016 Travel Seminar to Cuba: Times of Transition in a Revolutionary Nation

By Jaclyn K Jones
April 22nd, 2016

Cuba: times of transition in a revolutionary nation By Omar Brown (STH '16) Going to Cuba with the Boston University School of Theology was a dream for many of the participants in the 2016 Study-Travel Seminar to Matanzas and Havana, co-sponsored with the General Board of Church and Society of the UMC.  Whether we came with commitments to democracy or socialism, whether we came with a hermeneutics of suspicion or utopian expectations, it was certain that the experiences of our time in Cuba would reflect the diversity of our participants. The group that traveled to Cuba March 29-April 4 included seminary students, More