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Mourning the Loss of Former EDS Dean Rev. Dr. William Rankin

Thursday, August 4, 2022

EDS at Union joins GAIA Global Health and friends and family across The Episcopal Church in mourning the passing of the Very Rev. Dr. William Rankin. Dr. Rankin served as dean of Episcopal Divinity School from 1993-1998 and was the author of two books, “The Nuclear Arms Race: Countdown to Disaster” and “Confidentiality and Clergy: Churches, Ethics

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Fall 2022 Community Read

Thursday, July 28, 2022

“The Power Worshippers is required reading for anyone who wants to map the continuing erosion of our already fragile wall between church and state.” –The Washington Post Each semester, Episcopal Divinity School at Union selects a book that serves as a guiding focus for discussion on justice issues that are critical for faith communities. For

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Upcoming Retirement of Dean Kelly Brown Douglas

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Union announced today that the Very Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas will retire from her roles as both the inaugural dean of Episcopal Divinity School at Union (EDS at Union) and from The Bill and Judith Moyers Chair in Theology at the conclusion of the 2022-2023 academic year. Union President Serene Jones shared, “Dean Kelly

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Anglicanism and Social Justice

Monday, June 27, 2022

Applications are open! DEADLINE SUNDAY, JULY 31 Apply Today The Anglicanism and Social Justice pilot at EDS at Union is a non-degree, virtual theological education program for lay and ordained Christian leaders. Over the course of four semesters, the program examines issues of racial justice, gender and sexuality, poverty, and environmental justice from a theological

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EDS at Union Newsletter | December 2022

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Dear Friends, What a year we have had as we all continue to navigate the loss and hardship of the pandemic as well as the political and social divisions that have defined our nation. As difficult as these times are, Christmas still comes. It comes bringing to us the good news that no matter what

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Poverty and Profit in the American City

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Decent, affordable housing should be a basic right for everybody in this country. The reason is simple: without stable shelter, everything else falls apart.” —Matthew Desmond Each semester, Episcopal Divinity School at Union selects a book that serves as a guiding focus for discussion on justice issues that are critical for faith communities. For Spring

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EDS at Union Newsletter | October 2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

  Having problems viewing this email? View online. Dear Friends, As we all begin to open up to the world that “awaits” us after 18 months of quarantine, EDS at Union re-opened its doors to an in-person community of learners. We welcomed to campus for the first time not only our entering class of 2021,

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EDS at Union Welcomes Two New Associate Program Directors

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

EDS at Union welcomed two new associate program directors to the staff this summer, the Rev. Anna Olson and Emilee Walker-Cornetta. Learn more about Rev. Anna Olson and Emilee Walker-Cornetta below. The Rev. Anna Olson The Rev. Anna Olson is a graduate of Union Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity ‘98) and Stanford University (Bachelor of

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Reframing our History: The 1619 Project

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Each semester, Episcopal Divinity School at Union selects a theme and a book as a guiding focus for a semester-long discussion on justice issues critical for faith communities. This Fall 2021, EDS at Union has selected The 1619 Project, an ongoing project from The New York Times Magazine that “aims to reframe the country’s history

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