Two-Day Event Scheduled for September 30 and October 1
hARTsem Days is a celebration of the arts and spirituality at Hartford Seminary. Artists,
musicians, performers and workshop leaders will bring the community together around a common theme.
Friday, Sept. 30, will center around the Seminary's decision to establish a Chair in Transformative Leadership and Spirituality, capped off by a concert with Prof. Miriam Therese Winter and Friends.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, artists, musicians, authors and others will conduct workshops and performances, and refreshments will be available from food trucks parked on campus. In the evening, Moroccan theater artist Hassan Jai will perform a dramatic reading of the Elif Shafak's novel, "The 40 Rules of Love," which follows the lives of a Jewish-American housewife and a Sufi Muslim based in Amsterdam and their unlikely love.
Study the New Testament in Greek in our monthly translation sessions to enhance understanding of the text. Participants should have basic proficiency in New Testament Greek, but it's okay if you're rusty! This class will get you back in the swing of translation. Classes are taught by Prof. Ed Duffy, who also teaches LG-561: Introduction to New Testament Greek and LG-661: Readings in New Testament Greek. Prof. Duffy has his Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Foundation.
Join us to hear Dr. Reza Mansoor, First Vice Chairman of the Hartford Seminary Board of Trustees, talk about his new book, "Stigmatized: From 9/11 to Trump and Beyond - An American Muslim Journey." Books will be available for purchase at the event.
Two very different characters discover romance in a dramatic reading of best-selling novel "The Forty Rules of Love" by acclaimed Moroccan theater, voice, film, and TV performer and translator Hassan Jai. Elif Shafak's novel follows the lives of a Jewish-American housewife and a Sufi Muslim based in Amsterdam and their unlikely love.