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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Union Theological Seminary News

New Visiting Professors and Courses in Black Theology

August 8th, 2019|Comments Off on New Visiting Professors and Courses in Black Theology

The Administration and Academic Affairs offices of Union Theological Seminary are pleased to announce two new courses in the study of Black Theology that will be offered this academic year by distinguished visiting professors. This [...]

Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump

August 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump

On July 30, 2019, the leaders of the Washington National Cathedral, including Dean Kelly Brown Douglas, released a statement denouncing the continuous and escalating racist and dehumanizing rhetoric from the President of the United States. [...]

VIDEO: Our silence will not protect us

July 30th, 2019|Comments Off on VIDEO: Our silence will not protect us

Dean Kelly Brown Douglas responds to President Donald Trumps racist attacks on U.S. Rep Elijah Cummings and the City of Baltimore.   The post VIDEO: Our silence will not protect us appeared first on Union [...]

Living the Gospel

June 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Living the Gospel

We interviewed Rev. Bonnie Perry ‘88, the Bishop-elect of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, and the first openly-gay woman to be elected to that post. You’re stepping into a new position, which gives you the [...]

EDS at Union June Newsletter

June 19th, 2019|Comments Off on EDS at Union June Newsletter

Where Faith and Scholarship Meet to Reimagine the Work of Justice Dear friends, As Dean of EDS at Union, I have the privilege of sharing with people across the Church the work that God is [...]

Pilgrimage to Alabama and the Equal Justice Initiative

June 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Pilgrimage to Alabama and the Equal Justice Initiative

Episcopal Divinity School at Union and The Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest will make a pilgrimage to Montgomery, Alabama from Wednesday, June 19 through Saturday, June 22, to visit the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for [...]

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