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Andover Newton Theological School

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Address: 210 Herrick Rd, Newton, MA 02459-2243
Phone Number: +1 617-964-1100
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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 speaking events. There are enormous windows and a completely modern facility... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 February 2016
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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 years after that they built a modern church building on the site. Unfortunately, the number... More 

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Newton(Boston), MA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 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 pricey housing put in. Its already happened to some of the Victorians further down the... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 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 a residential neighborhood and without amenities. If religion is your interest go to the nearby... More 

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Boston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 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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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 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 (can you figure out which), and when the condos right behind the southern end of... More 

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Thank SLRS5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 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 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 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 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 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 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 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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