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Union Condemns the Trump Administration’s Immigration Ban

Monday, January 30, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York City, NY – Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York issued the following public statement condemning President Trump’s Executive Order banning immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and suspending temporarily the admission of refugees into the United States. It was with anger, fear, and a sense of fierce resolve that

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Trailblazers

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York celebrates Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers Join us as we celebrate Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers who have come before us. Incorporating the Rev. Dr. Henry H. Mitchell ’44 Thursday, February 2, 7:00 p.m.: “Black Worship as Resistance,” worship service organized by the Black Women’s Caucus, Black Caucus, and

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Union Announces Two New Chairs

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Message from Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary.  I am pleased to share two historic and joyous announcements as we approach the holidays. The Union Board has voted to name Rev. Dr. James H. Cone as the inaugural professor holding the Bill and Judith Moyers Chair, recently established through a generous $3

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Union on the Hill

Thursday, December 1, 2016

UNION ON THE HILL: EVANGELICALS AND OTHER FAITH LEADERS SUPPORT A PRO-LGBTQ POLICY AGENDA FOR WHITE HOUSE AND CONGRESS On Friday, December 9th at 9:30 a.m. Union Theological Seminary hosted a convening of faith leaders at the National Press Club to discuss an LGBTQ public policy agenda for the new Administration and incoming Congress. The gathering

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When a Liberation Theologian Travels with a Socially Engaged Buddhist to a Buddhist Conference in India – Part II

Monday, October 17, 2016

Cláudio Carvalhaes Nagpur, India, October 14, 2016 During Fall Break, Cláudio Carvalhaes, Associate Professor of Worship, and Greg Snyder, Senior Director of Buddhist Studies traveled to Nagpur, India for The Social Engagement and Liberation conference, hosted by the International Network of Engaged Buddhists. Both Cláudio and Greg will be reflecting on their experience on the

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When A Million Buddhist Dalits Come to Town, Part 2

Monday, October 17, 2016

By Greg Snyder Nagpur, 10/14/2016 During Fall Break, Cláudio Carvalhaes, Associate Professor of Worship, and Greg Snyder, Senior Director of Buddhist Studies traveled to Nagpur, India for The Social Engagement and Liberation conference, hosted by the International Network of Engaged Buddhists. Both Cláudio and Greg will be reflecting on their experience on the Union website.

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When a liberation theologian travels with a Socially Engaged Buddhist to a Buddhist Conference in India

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

by Cláudio Caravalhaes Nagpur, India, October 12, 2016. During Fall Break, Cláudio Carvalhaes, Associate Professor of Worship and Greg Snyder, Senior Director of Buddhist Studies traveled to Nagpur, India for The Social Engagement and Liberation conference, hosted by the International Network of Engaged Buddhists. Both Cláudio and Greg will be reflecting on their experience on the

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When a Million Buddhist Dalits Come to Town

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

By Greg Snyder Nagpur, India, October 11th, 2016 During Fall Break, Cláudio Carvalhaes, Associate Professor of Worship, and Greg Snyder, Senior Director of Buddhist Studies traveled to Nagpur, India for The Social Engagement and Liberation conference, hosted by the International Network of Engaged Buddhists. Both Cláudio and Greg will be reflecting on their experience on

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