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Episcopal Divinity School at Union launches new Journal of Latinx Anglican Theology

Friday, July 23, 2021

Lea en Español  |  Leia em Português Episcopal Divinity School at Union launches new Journal of Latinx Anglican Theology The Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary in New York City announced today that it will be launching the Revista de Teologia Anglicana Latina, an online academic journal offering peer-reviewed academic articles on the encounter

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Welcoming Staff and Faculty Back to Campus

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Dear Faculty and Staff, We hope that you have all found some rest this summer, as we prepare to return to in-person education for the fall. I’m excited to share some important information below, about the policies and guidelines that will help keep us safe. And we are grateful for all the ways that you

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UN Environment Programme Grants Accreditation to Union Theological Seminary

Friday, July 9, 2021

Union’s Center for Earth Ethics receives observer status to the UN Environment Assembly The United Nations Environment Programme has accredited Union Theological Seminary through the Center for Earth Ethics. Accreditation grants Union observer status and other privileges at the United Nations Environment Assembly and its subsidiaries. The Center for Earth Ethics initiated the accreditation process

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Supreme Court Decision Upheld the Rights of Transgender Students

Monday, June 28, 2021

Today, the Supreme Court upheld the rights of transgender students to use the bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. Rev. Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary — a progressive religious institution with many LGBTQ students — issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision: “As the leader of an institution

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Supreme Court Ruling Paves Way for Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination in Philadelphia

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Today, in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, the Supreme Court ruled by a unanimous 9-0 margin that it was illegal for the city of Philadelphia to end a contract with a Catholic foster care organization that refuses to work with same-sex couples. Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, a progressive religious institution

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From the President – Spring 2021

Friday, June 4, 2021

Dear Friends, It’s been more than a year since our lives were upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through it all, here at Union, we’ve pressed on. Over the days, weeks and months, our faculty remained committed to providing our students with a world-class education. And our students, no matter where they were in the world,

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Faculty News

Friday, June 4, 2021

Carvalhaes is featured speaker at Presbyterian Church’s CPJ Days  The Rev. Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes, Associate Professor of Worship, was the featured speaker at Compassion Peace & Justice Training Days in April. The virtual three-day conference, presented by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Public Witness, consisted of daily theological reflections from Carvalhaes on the theme of

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EDS Community Read leads to fruitful collaborative partnerships

Friday, June 4, 2021

This past academic year provided a unique opportunity for the Episcopal Divinity School at Union to reimagine how it delivers instruction, supports its students, celebrates worship and frames its role in the public square. At the same time, it was also an opportunity to get a glimpse of what might be possible if EDS at

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The Future of Theological Education at Union and Beyond

Thursday, June 3, 2021

A Changing Landscape   It is no secret that higher education in the U.S. increasingly faces an unprecedented set of challenges that threaten the sustainability of institutions both large and small. It also should come as no surprise to anyone paying attention that seminaries face these very same challenges and more. Without the built-in safety net

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Celebrate PRIDE at Union

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Celebrate PRIDE at Union this month as we come together as a community in worship and to honor stories from Queer faith leaders. Below is a recap of ways to get involved this month! Please join us for our weekly virtual PRIDE chapel services taking place every Wednesday throughout June. Each service will feature leaders

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