Union Theological Seminary has always embodied the freedom to learn and the freedom to teach—ideals that may be more critical than ever to churches and society at this moment in history. Founded in 1836, Union forged a new vision for theological education: to center ministerial training in an urban context so that academic excellence and personal faith might respond to the needs of the city.

Today, a new Union in a world city remains faithful to that vision. With roots that are firmly planted in the Protestant, Reformed tradition, the Seminary continues to reform itself in response to the changing needs of the world and an evolving understanding of what it means to be faithful.

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York is a seminary and a graduate school of theology established in 1836 by founders “deeply impressed by the claims of the world upon the church.” Union prepares women and men for committed lives of service to the church, academy, and society. A Union education develops practices of mind and body that foster intellectual and academic excellence, social justice, and compassionate wisdom. Grounded in the Christian tradition and responsive to the needs of God’s creation, Union’s graduates make a difference wherever they serve.

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Community Read with Sonia Nazario

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa6KxUcfv0M Event will begin at 6:00 pm EST but the live stream will begin at approximately 6:50 pm and will not include Sonia Nazario’s opening remarks.

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Emptiness and Social Action with Bhante Buddharakkhita

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMrJjyXQWPw Abbot Ven. Bhante Buddharakkhita discusses how conceptual, inferential, and experiential knowledge into emptiness of an inherent self invites a response to circumstances that are stressful, painful, and violent.

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Faith in America: Society’s Hidden Psychological Forces

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGamysLiUrE Moderated by: Frances Unsell, Founder & President, The Development Center and Union ’78 Panelists include: Alex Patchin McNeill, Executive Director, More Light Presbyterians Amy B. Gregory, Pastor, First United Methodist Church (Greene, NY) and [...]

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