Lucinda Mosher

Senior Scholar for Continuing and Professional Education, Faculty Associate in Interreligious Studies, Director, MA in Interreligious Studies, Senior Editor, Journal of Interreligious Studies

Email: lmosher@hartfordinternational.edu

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Lucinda Allen Mosher, Th.D., is Faculty Associate in Interreligious Studies, director of the Master of Arts in Interreligious Studies program, senior scholar for Continuing and Professional Education, and an affiliate of the Duncan Black Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations. She teaches courses on religious diversity, interreligious concerns, ethics, and spiritual caregiving. She is also the senior editor of the Journal of Interreligious Studies and the rapporteur of the Building Bridges Seminar (an annual dialogue of Christian and Muslim scholars under the stewardship of Georgetown University). Dr Mosher is vice-president/president-elect of the Association of Interreligious/Interfaith Studies, chair of the Religion and the Arts book award jury for the American Academy of Religion, and secretary of the Episcopal Church’s Standing Commission on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations. She is the author of six books, including Personhood, Illness, and Death in America’s Multifaith Neighborhoods: A Practical Guide (2018) and Toward Our Mutual Flourishing: the Episcopal Church, Interreligious Relations, and Theologies of Religious Manyness (2012). She is the solo or co-editor of ten volumes in the Building Bridges Seminar series from Georgetown University Press, including Naming God: Christian and Muslim Perspectives (2023)—plus The Georgetown Companion to Interreligious Studies (2022); the award-winning Hindu Approaches to Spiritual Care: Chaplaincy in Theory and Practice (2020); and With the Best of Intentions: Interreligious Missteps and Mistakes (2023)—plus guest editor of thematic issues for four peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Mosher’s publications also include numerous book chapters and many journal articles on multifaith matters, plus a contribution to Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibligraphical History (University of Birmingham).

Dr Mosher lives in northeast Florida, where she serves an Episcopal parish as its organist and choir director. She and her husband have four children and nine grandchildren.


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  • Th.D. (The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church)
  • S.T.M. (The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church)
  • M.A. (Hartford Seminary)
  • M.Mus.Ed. (University of Massachusetts at Lowell)
  • B.Mus. (Magna Cum Laude) (Boston University)

Areas of Study

  • Interreligious Concerns
  • Theology & Ethics: Christian and Comparative
  • Christian-Muslim Relations
  • Religion and the Arts

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