Hartford Seminary is now Hartford International University for Religion and Peace.

As a pioneering, interreligious, international university, Hartford International has helped thousands of people find peace within, and many thousands more find peace with each other. At HIU, we engage in robust religious studies and meaningful interfaith dialogue to deepen our beliefs, respect our differences, and help bring peace to the world.

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Academic Programs (Interreligious Peace Studies)

Pioneering an interreligious environment like no other – we help thousands of people deepen their faith & lead countless more out of conflict.

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Executive and Professional Education

Hartford International now offers religious diversity training and consultation for businesses and working professionals.

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Religion Research

From our faculty to our students, Hartford International is home to and fosters world-renowned scholars who are engaged in religion research – exploring answers to questions of faith in the world today.

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Global and Community Partnerships

Global & Community Partnerships

Our students work with religious scholars across the globe – from consortiums with the world’s top academic institutions to local and international communities.

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A Heart for All

Our approach to theological study is about building connections and experiencing our differences – nourishing love for the entire human family, no matter where you come from or what faith you hold closest in your heart.

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From the Blog

reducing microaggressions and religious bias

From the Blog

Reducing Microaggressions & Religious Bias Through Interfaith Dialogue

As a Latina immigrant in the U.S., I have often been assumed to be Mexican. People bluntly ask me when I left Mexico. I don’t take the label “Mexican” as an insult, but I feel...

The post Reducing Microaggressions & Religious Bias Through Interfaith Dialogue first appeared on Religion & Peace.

pitfalls of interfaith dialogue

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Potential Pitfalls Of Interfaith Dialogue

One of the main purposes of interfaith dialogue is to engage with people in a way that expands your heart and mind and provides insight and understanding into religious practices outside of your own. Inevitably,...

The post Potential Pitfalls Of Interfaith Dialogue first appeared on Religion & Peace.

role of clergy in supporting interfaith families

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The Dilemma of the Role of Clergy and Interfaith Families

If it is true that America is becoming more publicly religiously plural, as sociological studies say, so then are American families. According to the Pew Research Religious Landscape Survey of 2014, nearly four in ten...

The post The Dilemma of the Role of Clergy and Interfaith Families first appeared on Religion & Peace.

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