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Recent News and Press

Papyrus on Jesus' Wife: Statement from Hal Taussig and Serene Jones

NEW YORK — Newspapers across the country are reporting today that experts have confirmed the fragment of papyrus mentioning Jesus’ wife is more than likely an authentic ancient document and not a modern forgery.Union Theological Seminary…

Union Divests

6/11/2014 At Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, we have a particular call to live out our values in the world. In accordance with that call, our Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday, June 10, to begin divesting fossil…

My Brother's Keeper' initiative by President Obama

Statement from Serene Jones: "As the president of a seminary dedicated to social justice, I rejoice at today's announcement of the 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative by President Obama. At Union we recognize our responsibility to unlock the potential…

Vision: Cultivating Prospective Pastoral Imagination

Union Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that we have received a five-year $500,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment through their Early Career Pastoral Development Initiative 2013. Union’s program, Vision: Cultivating Prospective Pastoral…

Unequal Treatment of 2 Protesters in Eric Garner Case, One White and One Black

by JONATHAN DWYER | New York Times | December 9, 2014http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/10/nyregion/unequal-treatment-of-2-protesters-in-eric-garner-case-one-white-and-one-black.html It is a misdemeanor in New York to abandon animals or deprive…

Divestment

UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK VOTES UNANIMOUSLY TO DIVEST FROM FOSSIL FUELS Read Union President Serene Jones’ full statement at TIME Magazine’s website: http://time.com/2853203/union-fossil-fuels/ NEW YORK, NY — June…