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Political Theology Conference: Live Streams

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

“Political Theology” covers a multidisciplinary field of research that engages the unwieldy relationship between religion and politics out of a desire for justice. At the Political Theology Network Conference, we extend this engagement by bringing together scholars, activists, artists, and religious leaders working both inside and outside the academy. We will be live-streaming the plenaries for those

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Ministry with Migrants

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Union alumni/ae embark on a diverse range of vocations, from ordained ministry to law to non-profit leadership. In our Alums in the World profiles, we explore our graduates’ professional lives. Gabrielle Sclafani received her M.Div. from Union in 2019, and is presently studying migration in Germany.  Tell me about what you’ll be doing next year.

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Caring for Others, Caring for Ourselves

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Many Union students participate in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) programs while at seminary. Our CPE profiles give insight to what students learn. Naomi Madaras is a Master of Divinity student at Union in her second year with a concentration in Psychology and Religion. This summer she completed her CPE at New York Presbyterian Allen Hospital

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EDS at Union Newsletter | September 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Where Faith and Scholarship Meet to Reimagine the Work of Justice   Having problems viewing this email? View online. Dear friends, This summer, I had the privilege of joining the Church of Heavenly Rest in leading students and parishioners on a Civil Rights pilgrimage through Alabama and participating in a Border Prayer Service with members

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The Faith Space

Monday, September 23, 2019

Union alumni enter a wide variety of vocations after leaving seminary, from ordained ministry to law to non-profit leadership. We sat down with two recent graduates, Kate Newell ’17 and Dylan Doyle-Burke ’15 to hear about their new company, The Faith Space. Tell us about The Faith Space. Kate: We’re a leadership development organization. We

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Worship At Union

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

There’s been much discussion online about a Union chapel this week, in which the Union community was asked to engage with the plants, soil, rocks, birds, trees in our lives: confessing harm, hope, love, gratitude. The chapel was held as part of Professor Claudio Carvalhaes’ class: “Extractivism: A Ritual/Liturgical Response,” in which he and students develop

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New Academic Dean Installed at Union Theological Seminary

Monday, September 9, 2019

Rev. Dr. Pamela Cooper-White has been installed as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. The installation was a part of Union’s 183rd Convocation, held September 4. Cooper-White is the Christiane Brooks Johnson Professor of Psychology & Religion and has been at Union since 2015.

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Live Stream – Exodus: Building a Movement to End Mass Incarceration and Mass Detention

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

On September 6 and 7, 2019, Color Of Change, Define American, and Union Theological Seminary will host a symposium on mass incarceration and mass detention at Union’s campus in New York City. To learn more, visit the event listing here. All Mainstage Presentations will be live-streamed below and archived on Union’s YouTube page. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

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New Visiting Professors and Courses in Black Theology

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Administration and Academic Affairs offices of Union Theological Seminary are pleased to announce two new courses in the study of Black Theology that will be offered this academic year by distinguished visiting professors. This fall, Josef Sorett will teach African American Religious History, a course that explores the complicated, contested and central organizing force

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