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Andover Newton Theological School

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Address: 210 Herrick Road, Newton, MA 02459
Phone Number: 617-964-1100
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 8:50 pm
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A Great Place to Walk

I don't know much (anything) about the school's programs but have walked there often and in many different seasons. The grounds are well-maintained, and the local neighborhood is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I don't know much (anything) about the school's programs but have walked there often and in many different seasons. The grounds are well-maintained, and the local neighborhood is pleasant. It's up on a hill, so it's a good destination for a walk from nearby Newton Centre.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Andover Newton stands at the radical middle of theological school honoring what is best from both the progressive and evangelical theologies in the Protestant free-church tradition. Its unique location next door to Hebrew College affords an opportunity for interfaith learning fostered through relationships. The faculty have a passion for teaching that inspires students who come from all parts of the... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Andover Newton Theological School was founded in 1807 and is our nation's first theological school and the first of our nations graduate schools of any kind. It is situated on a hilltop in Newton Centre, Mass and encompasses 23 partially wooded acres with wonderful views of Boston and the surrounding area. Anyone interested in theological education should pay a visit.... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I have attended continuing education events at Andover-Newton and loved the setting and the scholarship. Easy to get to from public transportation, just next to Newton.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Vibrant Christian education. Traditional Christian with an open mind and heart. Open to all walks. Spiritual development with intellectual growth, global and local justice focus.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

With a beautiful campus lined with buildings dating from the 1820s, Andover Newton is a beautiful place to experience New England history and study. With a library that includes some of the oldest theology books in America, the school was the first to grant the master of divinity degree, now the standard degree required for ordination of mainline Christian pastors.... More 

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