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The True Meaning of Adam-(m)adam

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Lizzie Berne DeGear is a Union Alumni/ae who received her PhD in 2013. As Union-trained theologians find creative ways to do their work in this virtual world, we share with you today, the powerful story of Lizzie’s 6-minute animation film (m)adam: Adam’s Rib Reframed. The Viva Film festival in Sarajevo, an international documentary film festival

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A Call for Moral Leadership

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

We released a joint public statement supported by the deans and seminary presidents of six divinity schools, including our own President Serene Jones. We are honored to stand in solidarity with our peer institutions and have included the statement in full: America is facing three immense and immediate crises. Each has a critical moral dimension

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Reflections on Anti-Black Violence

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Reflections from The Very Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D., Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union and Bill and Judith Moyers Chair in Theology, and Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary and Johnston Family Professor for Religion & Democracy America’s Lost Soul By The Very Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D. George

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Hearing the Cry of the Earth

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The roots of ecotheology and environmental justice at Union run deep, and its tendrils and branches reach far. And, in both Union’s and the movement’s long history, the cry of the Earth is inextricably linked with the cry of the poor. By Emily Enders Odom, M.Div. ’90 For Brigitte Kahl, professor of New Testament at

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Student Profile: Oriana Mayorga

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Can you tell me a little bit about yourself Oriana?  I’m born and raised in New York. I’m an artist, an organizer and, according to a mentor of mine, a chief trouble maker in-training. I’m also a student at Union in my first year and currently serve in the Student Senate as a first-year M.Div.

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Zoom Virtual Backgrounds

Friday, April 24, 2020

Spaces around Union As many of us begin to spend our time in virtual spaces and video meetings, we created some Zoom backgrounds so you can transport yourself back to the quiet of Burke Library or show your pride for Union. Click the download button below your favorite image, right-click and select “Save Image as…”,

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Reimagining Worship, a Conversation with Sandra Montes

Monday, March 30, 2020

Sandra, students and many faith leaders are scrambling to adjust to a new normal as we take our lives online. As Interim Director of Worship at Union, what has this process looked like for you and the Union chapel team as you think about services and caring for the Union community? I love social media

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LIVE STREAM: Learn More About Union’s Ph.D. Program

Monday, October 28, 2019

Join us on Thursday, November 6, at 6:00 PM for a Ph.D. Program Panel led by Jan Rahmann, Director of the Ph.D. Program. Our panel will discuss why you should pursue your Ph.D. at Union, what it takes to be selected, and advice on how to prepare for the application process. No RSVP is needed

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Faith Forms Anew

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Words by Charles Lippy, ’68    Music by Harvey Burgett, ‘68 From Harlem’s heights we saw a world where hope might conquer rage. Our struggle then for lives fulfilled wrought far too feeble change. The subway hummed; the streets were filled. This city–now our home! While others forced the throngs away, we spread our arms in

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