Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, Union Theological Seminary

November 9, 2016 via email - subscribe Dear Friends, In the wake of this week’s Presidential election, the Faculty of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York have written the following letter to the community, expressing…

The Day After

November 9, 2016 Pamela Cooper-White, Professor of Psychology and Religion at Union Theological Seminary in New York, NY http://www.huffingtonpost.com/pamela-cooperwhite/the-day-after_b_12891774.html - The day after the election…

EXISTING IS RESISTING!

November 11, 2016   "EXISTING IS RESISTING!" #uniontheologicalseminary stands in solidarity with the Latinx/a/o, Black, POC, Queer, LGBTQIA, Muslim, Immigrants, Undocmented People of #ColumbiaUniversity, #BarnardCollege, #TeachersCollege,…
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Union Faculty React to the Election of Donald Trump

Dear UTS Friends, We, the undersigned faculty of Union Theological Seminary, believe it is crucial to express our deep concerns about the results of the November 8, 2016 election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. In his campaign,…
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Faith in America: The Aging of America, A New Workforce for Social Justice

Stream, Faith in America: The Aging of America, A New Workforce for Social Justice, live on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 6:30 PM. Welcome and Introductions Rev. Dr. Serene Jones President, Union Theological Seminary Moderator Ruth Wooden Former…
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When a Liberation Theologian Travels with a Socially Engaged Buddhist to a Buddhist Conference in India – Part II

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…
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When A Million Buddhist Dalits Come to Town, Part 2

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,…
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Invisible Woman: The Experience of Women and Girls in the Era of Mass Incarceration

On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 Michelle Alexander, visiting professor at Union Theological Seminary and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness hosted a panel discussion on, Invisible Woman: The Experience…
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When a liberation theologian travels with a Socially Engaged Buddhist to a Buddhist Conference in India

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…
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When a Million Buddhist Dalits Come to Town

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…
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Faith In America

Faith in America is a series of monthly public conversations at Union Theological Seminary. Leaders in the social justice and faith community will host each talk or panel discussion, focusing on critical national issues related to faith and…
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Faith, Our Earth & Justice

The essay below was written by Victoria Furio, Convener, Climate Justice, in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and their confrontation with the Dakota Access Pipeline.  From the Hollow to the Hallow By Victoria Furio The struggle…

The Chronicle of Higher Education: A Prominent Scholar-Activist Trades Law for the Seminary

A Prominent Scholar-Activist Trades Law for the Seminary By Alexander C. Kafka When Michelle Alexander’s white Lutheran mother, Sandra, and black Methodist father, John, wanted to get married in Chicago in 1965, neither of their churches…

The Brian Lehrer Show: America Needs a New Theology

Michelle Alexander, a visiting professor at the Union Theological Seminary, civil rights advocate and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (The New Press, 2012), and Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of…

Michelle Alexander Joins UTS

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE * RENOWNED LEGAL SCHOLAR AND AUTHOR MICHELLE ALEXANDER JOINS UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY IN NEW YORK, SERVES AS VISITING PROFESSOR FROM 2016-2021 New York, NY (September 12, 2016) Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union…