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Lay Leader Joins Episcopal Divinity School @ Union As Director of Anglican Studies

Thursday, November 2, 2017

NEW YORK– Miguel Escobar, an Episcopal Church leader experienced in developing educational programs for lay and clergy, has been appointed director of Anglican Studies at Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary (EDS@Union). “I am delighted that Miguel has accepted my invitation to be part of what we are building at EDS@Union,” said the Rev.

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Spirit of Justice: Michelle Alexander & Angela Davis (Video)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

“We always have to act as if revolution were possible, as if it were possible to change the world.” – Angela Davis If you missed Friday’s conversation between Michelle Alexander and Angela Davis, be sure to watch it now! In conversation, the two reflect on the rise of the prison industrial complex, and offer thoughts

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Trinity Church Wall Street and Union Theological Seminary Announce Fellows Program

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Initial cohort of students from China and India to launch in 2018 – 2019 academic year Apply today! Trinity Church Wall Street and Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) today announced the creation of the Trinity Union Fellows program, which will bring international students to Trinity and Union for one year

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Union and Episcopal Divinity School @ Union Condemn the DOJ’s Anti-Trans Bigotry

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

By Rev. Dr. Serene Jones & Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last week that the Justice Department will no longer consider discrimination against transgender people a violation of the Civil Rights Act. In doing so, he is attempting to not only make bigotry against transgender persons an official U.S. policy,

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Puerto Rico: A Colony in Crisis!

Monday, October 9, 2017

By Rev. Dr. Samuel Cruz After 119 years so much has changed, yet so much remains the same. Were it not so painful, it would be fascinating to observe the underlying rationalization/legitimation of the oppressive, brutal and racist treatment of colonial subjects by empires—and how little that process has evolved. During the 16th century, Juan

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Acclaimed Author & Legal Scholar Michelle Alexander to Lead ‘The Spirit of Justice’, a Series of Public Dialogues at Union

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 NEW YORK– Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) announces the launch of a series of free public dialogues that aims to explore what kind of democracy, economy, and global community that we, the people, aim to co-create in the months and years to come.  Michelle Alexander, Visiting Professor

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The DACA Decision: A Matter of Soul

Friday, September 8, 2017

“You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 23:9) “Come, inherit God’s realm prepared for you . . . for I (Jesus) was a stranger and you welcomed me.” (Matthew 25:34-35) There is more at stake in our national debate

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