Category: Building Interfaith Communities

Building Interfaith Communities Equitable Justice & International Peacebuilding

Peacebuilding Practices: Part 1 – Friendship and Relational Space as a Foundation of Peacebuilding

Welcome to a three-part series on peacebuilding practices at Hartford International University for Religion and Peace. A central aspect of peacebuilding is prioritizing relationships over agreement.   Difference and diversity are desirable and healthy, and…

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Building Interfaith Communities Interfaith & Interreligious Dialogue

The Blessing of a Rare Confluence of Religious Observances

As we begin this week, and in reflecting upon the Palm Sunday service our family attended last weekend, I am reminded that we are in a special moment. This year our three Abrahamic families –…

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Building Interfaith Communities

Where in the World are HIU Alumni?

The places they go and the difference they make.  Global Citizens. Peacebuilders. Activists. International Scholars. Interfaith Leaders. Hartford International alumni are living in and serving communities across the world — using their interfaith education to…

Building Interfaith Communities

A Name Change Not Taken Lightly

In one form or another, Hartford Seminary has been around for 187 years. While the campus has been in five different locations, and though we actually began as the Theological Institute of Connecticut, for most…

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