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Studying The Boston Theological Institute (BTI) is an association of ten university divinity schools, schools of theology, and seminaries in the Greater Boston area. It is one of the oldest and largest theological consortia in the world. Enrolling in one institution allows you to study at all of them. The BTI enables faculty, students and the public at large to engage in robust interreligious dialogue, learning, and community. 

Latest News

Costas Consultation Student Paper Competition

Three monetary awards for best student papers submitted to the 2016 Costas Consultation on Mission & Ecumenism.  Deadline March 1. Details here

BTI SPRING 2016 CATALOGUE

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Boston Theological Institute E-News

February 9 issue here.  Sign up to receive the newsletter in your inbox here.

Harvard Divinity School Staff Assistant opening

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Call for Papers: 2016 New England Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion

The 2016 New England & Canadian Maritimes Regional Meeting of the AAR will meet Saturday, April 2, 2016, at the Boston College School of Theology & Ministry.  *Graduate student paper competition submission by March 1, 2016.*  Details here.

Latest Events

25 Jan
The Duffy Lectures in Global Christianity
21st Century Christianity in Africa: Promises, Prospects and Pathologies, with Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator, S.J.
January 25, February 1, February 29, March 14, March 29; all lectures begin at 5 PM
Boston College, Gasson Hall 305
11 Feb
Society for Christian Scholarship in Music Annual Meeting
Keynote by Dr. Karen Westerfield Tucker, Professor of Worship, Boston University
Thursday, February 11-Saturday, February 13
17 Feb
Making and Breaking: Art, Hospitality and the Eucharist, with Artist Bruce Herman
Presented by the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, Boston College
Wednesday, February 17, 5:30-7:00 PM
Boston College, Devlin Hall 101, Chestnut Hill, MA
18 Feb
Interfaith Symposium on Trauma
With the Refugee Immigration Ministry
Thursday, February 18, 6:30-9 pm
Andover Newton Theological School, Wilson Chapel, 210 Herrick Rd, Newton Centre, MA 02459
18 Feb
Colloquium: Buddhist Responses to Climate Change
Presented by Religions and the Practice of Peace Initiative and the Buddhist Ministry Initiative at Harvard Divinity School, and by the El-Hibri Foundation
Thursday, February 18, 6-8:30 PM
Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Ave, Cambridge MA
23 Feb
Risky Dialogue: Women's Interreligious Hospitality in the Aftermath of Violence in Indonesia
Presented by the Women's Studies in Religion Program and the Religions and the Practice of Peace Initiative at Harvard Divinity School
Tuesday, February 23, 12 PM
Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA
26 Feb
Interpreting the Signs of the Times: Contemporary Challenges for African Christianity
The Annual Orlando E. Costas Consultation on World Mission & Ecumenism
Friday, February 26, 1-8 pm
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, 9 Lake St, Brighton, MA
18 Mar
Theopoetics Transdisciplinary Conference, Boston University School of Theology
A gathering for those whose interests live at — or near — the intersection of theology with imagination, aesthetics, embodiment, and literature
March 18 & 19, 2016
BU School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA
21 Mar
Virtual Brown Bag: New Evidence About the Akra
Presented by the Maccabees Project of Boston University's Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies
Monday, March 21, 10 AM
Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies, Boston University *or* online
03 Apr
Engaging Particularities XIV, BC Theology Department Graduate Student Conference
The Otherness of the Self: Exploring Boundaries Between Religious Traditions
April 3 & 4, 2016
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

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