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2018 Orientation Team

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Orientation Team works with the Dean of Student Affairs to acclimate students to the Union community. If you have any questions or concerns as you prepare for the upcoming school year, the Orientation Team is here to help! Meet the 2018 Orientation Team below. They can be reached at orientation@utsnyc.edu. Learn more about Orientation here, and review

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In Memoriam: Dr. James Hal Cone

Saturday, April 28, 2018

James H. Cone, 79, Founder of Black Liberation Theology, Dies NEW YORK – Rev. Dr. James Hal Cone, renowned founder of Black Liberation Theology, award-winning author and Bill & Judith Moyers Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, died today. He was 79. “In so many ways,

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Now Accepting Applications for VISION’s 3rd Cohort!

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The VISION program engages early/mid-career faith leaders in a two-year collaborative program designed to support new ministries and build clergy relationships across denominations and religious traditions.​ Thanks to generous funding from Lilly Endowment, Inc., Union will launch its third cohort of in the Fall of 2018… And you are invited to apply! The cohort meets monthly during the

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How Can Inclusive Theology Not Affirm LGBTQI+ People’s Sexual Lives?

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

By Brett Degoldi | M.Div. Candidate ’20 It was my first time attending the Gay Christian Network (GCN) conference and I was excited about attending a conference where I would be “included”.  More than 1000 gay Christians came together at the Denver Convention Center in January, from all over the U.S. and from what seemed

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Union Launches “The Insight Project” to Explore Topics in Contemporary Theology

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Acclaimed novelist, Amitav Ghosh, investigates the impact of climate change on the literary imagination on March 28,  followed by Brian Greene discussing “The Weirdness of Physics” on April 10. March 13, 2018 NEW YORK — Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) announces the launch of The Insight Project (Insight), a new

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NRA: Our Children Are Not Sacrificial Lambs

Monday, February 26, 2018

“A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted because they are no more.” – Jeremiah 31:15 One week after the devastating shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Executive Vice President of the NRA, Wayne LaPierre, addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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EDS at Union Board Resolution on Dean Harvey Guthrie

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Episcopal Divinity School at Union board met on February 23rd and 24th and passed the following resolution in honor of the Very Rev. Dr. Harvey Guthrie:  Upon the occasion of his death on December 17, 2017, the Board of Trustees of Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary expresses their profound gratitude for the

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Union of Affirming Christians Condemns the Trump Administration’s Dismantling of LGBT-friendly Policies

Thursday, February 22, 2018

New York City, NY – The Union of Affirming Christians issued the following public statement condemning the Trump administration’s dismantling of LGBT-friendly policies.  We, the Union of Affirming Christians, a coalition of Christians actively affirming the full inclusion of LGBTQ persons in the life of society and the church, implore the Trump administration to refrain from

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IASC ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Religious Conflicts: External and Internal

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Schedule | Featured Speakers | Lecture Topics |  Worksh0p Descriptions | Registration Co-sponsored by the Theology/Spiritual Care, Psychology, and Medicine Faculties of the University of Bern, Switzerland and the Psychology & Religion Program at Union Theological Seminary, New York For more program details see https://ia-sc.org/ CEU’s: Lectures and workshops are eligible as self-report CEU’s, Methodology #1, Association of Professional

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Field Ed Profile: Cora Koehler at the Seamen’s Church Institute

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Field education at Union provides an opportunity for students to bring together their education, skill, and religious commitment in a way that can help them discover their call. Students do their field work in a wide variety of locations, from churches to shelters to non-profit organizations. Cora Koehler, a third-year M.Div. student, works in a

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