Trinity Church Wall Street and Union Theological Seminary Announce Fellows Program

Initial cohort of students from China and India to launch in 2018 – 2019 academic year Trinity Church Wall Street and Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) today announced the creation of the Trinity Union Fellows program,…

Union and Episcopal Divinity School @ Union Condemn the DOJ’s Anti-Trans Bigotry

By Rev. Dr. Serene Jones & Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last week that the Justice Department will no longer consider discrimination against transgender people a violation of the Civil Rights Act.…

Union Theological Seminary President Responds to Justice Department Memo on Religious Liberty

October 9, 2017 Attorney General Jeff Session’s recent memorandum lays the groundwork for outright discrimination against a specific group of people, and disturbingly, he uses the cover of religious liberty to justify it. There are many troubling…

Puerto Rico: A Colony in Crisis!

By Rev. Dr. Samuel Cruz After 119 years so much has changed, yet so much remains the same. Were it not so painful, it would be fascinating to observe the underlying rationalization/legitimation of the oppressive, brutal and racist treatment…
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Live Stream: Spirit of Justice with Michelle Alexander & Angela Davis

Visiting Professor Michelle Alexander will interview Angela Davis, the American political activist, academic, and author. The live stream will be available on Friday, October 20 at 6:00 pm.    The post Live Stream: Spirit of Justice with…

Acclaimed Author & Legal Scholar Michelle Alexander to Lead ‘The Spirit of Justice’, a Series of Public Dialogues at Union

September 20, 2017 NEW YORK– Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) announces the launch of a series of free public dialogues that aims to explore what kind of democracy, economy, and global community that we, the people,…

The Spirit of Justice Series

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The DACA Decision: A Matter of Soul

“You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 23:9) “Come, inherit God’s realm prepared for you . . . for I (Jesus) was a stranger and you…

We Condemn President Trump’s DACA Betrayal

President Trump’s decision today to end the DACA program is cruel, unethical, and violates our most cherished values. As President of Union Theological Seminary and Dean of Episcopal Divinity School at Union, we condemn this vicious hatred.…
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Seventh Annual Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture

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Thich Nhat Hanh ‘63—Zen Buddhist Monk, Teacher, Author and Peace Activist—Will Receive Union Medal on September 6th

For Immediate Release New York City, NY – Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union) will award Thich Nhat Hanh—internationally celebrated Zen Buddhist monk, dharma teacher, scholar, author, and peace activist—with the…
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Expanding Our Global Partnerships:Union Faculty Travels to China

Earlier this summer, six Union faculty members traveled to China to visit Nanjing Union Theological Seminary and learn about China’s growing Christian population. The trip offered an opportunity for Union to strengthen our ecumenical ties…

Rubén Rosario Rodriguez, M.Div. ’95

What do you do? I teach theology and ethics, with a focus on liberation theologies and other political theologies, at the undergraduate, MA, and PhD levels at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. What’s the best thing about your…

Carl Schneider, M.Div. ’67

What do you do? I am a mediator, and train mediators as the Director of Mediation Matters. What’s the best thing about your job? I have the opportunity to work with people at a critical time in their lives. How did Union prepare you for this? It…

Union Medal Livestream:Thich Nhat Hanh ’63

Thich Nhat Hanh ’63—Internationally Celebrated Zen Buddhist Monk, Dharma Teacher, Scholar, Author, & Peace Activist—Awarded the Union Medal on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 RSVP to ATTEND this event The post Union Medal Livestream:Thich…