Union Theological Seminary Academics
 

Academics

Academics


Union Theological Seminary historically has been and remains committed to an intellectual analysis of the claims of faith that is robust, sincere, and of the highest academic quality. The theological disciplines as practiced here take seriously the realities of the world beyond the Seminary. They engage with the challenges posed to faith by secular thought, religious diversity, and the global human experience.

Through our academic programs, we are also committed to a moral response to the challenges the world poses to Christian ethical standards and values, affirming the principle that God's love does not discriminate based on race, gender, sexuality, disability status, wealth or any other characteristic. Our pedagogy therefore embraces a radical critique of systems of injustice that violate this principle.

Our academic programs also seek to reap the benefit of the special opportunities and challenges that arise from our location in New York City, responding creatively to the challenges of a diverse, dynamic global metropolis characterized by extremes of wealth and poverty, inclusion and exclusion.

Features

Serene Jones pens TIME Op-ed on Election

 

With each election, Americans become less confident that their leaders will make America more just, equal and free. Our country is stuck. We’ve lost sight of what government should be. And even when we do agree on problems that need to be addressed, special interests too often confound even the broadest compromises and the most basic functions of government.


 

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