About the Interreligious Education and Pedagogy Project (IEPP)
From 2015 to 2019, the GTU received a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to explore the current state of interreligious education in seminaries and theological schools. That effort was launched more a less simultaneously with the revision of the GTU PhD Program to be more expressly interreligious, which now features more than thirty concentrations organized under four interreligious departments.
State of Interreligious Education
The Interreligious Education and Pedagogy Project hosted conversations among a number of scholars and leaders in that field, and resulted in a report on The Current State of Interreligious Education by Judith Berling and a critical volume, Experiments in Empathy for our Time, edited by Heidi Hadsell and Najeeba Syeed. We also offered a Workshop on Interreligious Pedagogies at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Denver.
Community of Interreligious Innovation
The Graduate Theological Union is a truly global, multireligious community of scholars, learners, and leaders. Our students, faculty, and larger campus community come together from many diverse cultures and faith traditions. We are people who share a commitment to both rigorous scholarship and deep religious engagement.