Live Stream: Community Read and Book Discussion of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Please join us on Wednesday, September 12, at 6:30 PM, for the live stream of our conversation about the book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption with The Very Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, Dean of EDS at Union, and Michelle Alexander,…

Union and Coalition for the Homeless Launch Homelessness Impact Fellowship Program

NEW YORK — Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union), an international leader in theological education with a deep commitment to social justice, in partnership with the Coalition for the Homeless (Coalition), the nation’s…

German-American Bonhoeffer Research Network: 2019 Application

Applications are now open for the 2019 seminar of the German-American Bonhoeffer Research Network which will meet at Union Theological Seminary in New York, June 9-16.  Applications may be submitted now, and no later than October 15, 2018. Sponsored…

Union Theological Seminary launches new center to develop social impact leaders

August 14, 2018 NEW YORK — Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union), an international leader in theological education grounded in service and social justice,  announces the launch of the Center for Community Engagement…

Homelessness Impact Fellowship Program Application

Name* First Last Email* Phone*Institute*Degree Program*Statement of Purpose*No more than 500 words describing your interest in the program and in the area of homelessness. Recommendation and TranscriptFor non-Union…

Kenneth Claus ’70

What do you do? I currently am the minister of All Souls Miami (which I helped found 2006); I am the modern REL program founder and still only instructor at Miami Dade College-Kendall campus, and I also teach English comp at Florida International…

Planning Bilingual Worship for English and Spanish-speaking Congregations

We are excited to announce that on September 19, the Rev. Dr. Altagracia Perez-Bullard is leading an evening workshop for EDS at Union students on “Planning Bilingual Worship for English and Spanish-speaking Congregations.” The Rev.…

Healing Body and Soul: Union Alumna Judith Bannerman-Quist Discusses Her Company Plants Matter

Recently, we met up with alumna Judith Bannerman-Quist to learn a bit more about her natural plant based skin care company. After graduating from Union in 2017 with an M.A. in Interreligious Engagement, Judith founded Plants Matter, a company…

A Tale of Two Americas

In the weeks since news broke that the Trump administration was tearing children from their parents, President Trump’s polling numbers have held steady. Even when asked about his handling of immigration policy, in particular, no shift…

EDS at Union Attends General Convention

The 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church will take place from July 5 – July 13 in Austin, Texas. Throughout the convention, Kelly Brown Douglas, Dean of EDS at Union will convene with Episcopal leaders from around the country on…

James Hal Cone: Humble Giant in the Movement for Black Liberation

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By Nikia Smith Robert EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was completed prior to the death of Rev. Dr. James H. Cone on April 28, 2018. The belief that God is Black and on the side of the oppressed, for some, is a bold claim. For Rev. Dr. James…

Frosted Hospitality

First-year M.Div. student Krystal Hanegan and her husband Michael’s family looks like many others, but beneath that façade lies an incredible secret: the couple are visionary bakers. Their company, Cake the World a Better Place,…

Union of Affirming Christians Responds to Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling

We, the Union of Affirming Christians, a coalition of Christians actively affirming the full inclusion of LGBT+ persons in the life of society and the church, continue to stand against religion being used to deny people their civil rights. Today,…

Jorge Juan Rodriguez V Wins Forum for Theological Exploration Doctoral Fellowship

This spring, Union Ph.D. student Jorge Juan Rodríguez V was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship from the Forum for Theological Exploration for the 2018-2019 academic year. “We’re proud to support them on their journey as they continue to redefine…

Tributes to Rev. Dr. James H. Cone

During the days following the passing of Rev. Dr. James H. Cone, we invited guests to post memories, thoughts, or meaningful experiences they’ve shared with him. Below are the responses we received. The passing of Dr. James Hal Cone Dr.…