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Episcopal Divinity School@Union board meets in NYC

Affiliating with a non-denominational seminary, Douglas said, strengthens EDS’s vocation to train leaders for a worldwide church. “The Episcopal Church isn’t so diverse, but the Anglican Communion is,” “Union pushes us to connect more with the Anglican Communion”

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Union Theological Seminary Emerges as a Protest Hub

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Union Theological Seminary has emerged as a hub of protest activity following the Eric Garner decision. The protest activity appears to have started at a grassroots level among the students, but has been embraced by Union President Serene Jones, who appeared on the Melissa Harris-Perry show to formally support the student activism.

Union is also where Professor James H. Cone, author of The Cross and the Lynching Tree, teaches Systematic Theology. Cone is internationally famous for founding black liberation theology and writing […]

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