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Andover Newton Theological School

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Sincere endeavor on a Newton hill

The Andover Newton Theological School has a lovely new chapel that we have rented for public... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2016
The best liberal Christian Education

Vibrant Christian education. Traditional Christian with an open mind and heart. Open to all walks... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 Nov 2016
“What will become of this lovely property?”
27 Jun 2016
“Another historical site probably slated for development”
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210 Herrick Rd, Newton, MA 02459-2243
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Reviewed April 22, 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...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

The school sits on top of a hill above Newton Center. The many buildings surround an oval where students once learned and lived to study to be clergy. A number of years ago, they sold a piece of the land to Hebrew College. A few...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

Other reviews describe what is here so I won't repeat. But they are selling the campus with its beautiful historical buildings and given its location a couple of blocks from Newton Center and the T, all will probably be razed and a large development with...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2016

In the 69 years I've lived in Newton I've been here twice; once too many. Aside from its single significant claim to be America's 1st Theological School (1807, or so) there is no redeeming feature to hold a travelers attention whatsoever. It is small, in...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2016

The Andover Newton Theological School has a lovely new chapel that we have rented for public speaking events. There are enormous windows and a completely modern facility. Unfortunately, the school is considering moving to New Haven and closing down this location.

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Reviewed January 28, 2016

If you are in Newton Center and want to walk up a hill to a peaceful setting -- right near the T station-- go for it. Then imagine it without most of the houses on Herrick Road on the left --- several are recent additions...More

Thank SLRS5
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...More

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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...More

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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...More

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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.

Thank MarionPaw
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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