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This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we will be celebrating …

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Mary F. Foskett, a Chinese-American New Testament scholar. Foskett received her BA from New York University, M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary, New York, and Ph.D. in New Testament and Christian Origins from Emory University. She is presently the Wake>>>

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This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Joshu…

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Joshua Samuel a visiting lecturer for theology, global Christianity, and mission at #Union. Last year, he released “Untouchable Bodies, Resistance, and Liberation”, where he constructs an embodied comparative theology of liberation by comparing divine>>>

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This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a…

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Joshua Samuel a visiting lecturer for theology, global Christianity, and mission at #Union. Last year, he released “Untouchable Bodies, Resistance, and Liberation”, where he constructs an embodied comparative theology of liberation by comparing divine>>>

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Union Medal awarded to Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock | Union Theological Seminary

Congratulations! Union Theological Seminary President Rev. Dr. Serene Jones and Chair of the Board of Trustees William Candelaria, presented the seminary’s highest honor, the Union Medal, to Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock, M.Div. ’94, Ph.D. ’06, during commencement exercises on May 21.

Union Medal awarded to Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock | Union Theological Seminary

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Union Theological Seminary welcomes Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow | Union Theological Seminary

We are pleased to welcome Ki-Eun Jang, Ph.D., as a Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow. Jang will serve full-time as Visiting Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible and Near Eastern Studies. The Fellowship supports a two-year, visiting professorship at a North American theological school, college or university. As part of the Institute’s Vocation of the Theological Educator Initiative, Fellows>>>

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Sri Lankan theologian Lynn de Silva earned his Master in Sacred Theology from Union! A pioneer in Buddhist-Christian dialogue, de Silva’s bo…

Sri Lankan theologian Lynn de Silva earned his Master in Sacred Theology from Union! A pioneer in Buddhist-Christian dialogue, de Silva’s book titled Buddhism: Beliefs and Practices in Sri Lanka was considered unparalleled as an introduction to Buddhism in Sri Lanka. One of his other notable contributions to theology is The Problem of the Self in Buddhism and Christianity, in which de Silva>>>

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Sri Lankan theologian Lynn de Silva earned his Master in Sacred Theology from Un…

Sri Lankan theologian Lynn de Silva earned his Master in Sacred Theology from Union! A pioneer in Buddhist-Christian dialogue, de Silva’s book titled Buddhism: Beliefs and Practices in Sri Lanka was considered unparalleled as an introduction to Buddhism in Sri Lanka. One of his other notable contributions to theology is The Problem of the Self in Buddhism and Christianity, in which de Silva>>>

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This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Wing T…

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Wing Tek Lum born November 11, 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He’s a notable American poet, and manages a family-owned real estate company.He graduated from #Union, with a master’s degree in Divinity in 1973. In 1973, he moved to Hong Kong to learn>>>

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This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a…

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Wing Tek Lum born November 11, 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He’s a notable American poet, and manages a family-owned real estate company.He graduated from #Union, with a master’s degree in Divinity in 1973. In 1973, he moved to Hong Kong to learn>>>

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Corporations, fight voting curbs: Press statements and symbolic periodic boycotts aren’t good enough

“If corporate leaders are serious about protecting the right to vote, they need to take tangible action to reverse this dangerous trend.”
Read more of this New York Daily News op-ed piece by our very own Rev. Fred Davie.

Corporations, fight voting curbs: Press statements and symbolic periodic boycotts aren’t good enough

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This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Dr. Su…

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Dr. Su Yon Pak, the Senior Director and Associate Professor of Integrative and Field-based Education at Union Theological Seminary. As a native of South Korea, Dr. Pak immigrated to NYC at the age of 10. She has since lived in Scotland where she worked at>>>

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This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a…

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Dr. Su Yon Pak, the Senior Director and Associate Professor of Integrative and Field-based Education at Union Theological Seminary. As a native of South Korea, Dr. Pak immigrated to NYC at the age of 10. She has since lived in Scotland where she worked at>>>

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This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Sri La…

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Sri Lankan theologian Lynn de Silva, who earned his Masters in Sacred Theology from Union in the 1950s! A pioneer in Buddhist-Christian dialogue, de Silva’s book titled “Buddhism: Beliefs and Practices in Sri Lanka” was considered unparalleled as an>>>

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This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a…

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we will be celebrating a cross-section of Union’s AAPI alums. Today we honor, Sri Lankan theologian Lynn de Silva, who earned his Masters in Sacred Theology from Union in the 1950s! A pioneer in Buddhist-Christian dialogue, de Silva’s book titled “Buddhism: Beliefs and Practices in Sri Lanka” was considered unparalleled as an>>>

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Our “So Help Me God: Faith and the Fight for a Progressive Future” series continues this Thursday, May 13th at 5:30 pm ET when we welcome N…

Our “So Help Me God: Faith and the Fight for a Progressive Future” series continues this Thursday, May 13th at 5:30 pm ET when we welcome New York’s newly elected Congressman Ritchie Torres, the first openly gay Afro-Latino to serve in Congress. Please join Rev. Dr. Serene Jones and Rep. Torres for a conversation on why he and progressives are breaking with the White House and pushing the>>>

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