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Charge to the Graduates

Posted by United Seminary on May 12, 2017 3:06:31 PM

This address was given by Demian Wheeler, Assistant Professor of Philosophical Theology and Religious Studies, to the 2017 graduating class of United Theological Seminary on May 7, 2017.

You, the graduating class of 2017, will always be very special to me. You are my first students. My father, who taught high school English for 35 years, assures me that you will be etched in my memory for the rest of my life.

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Topics: theological education, seminary, graduates

Lessons from May Day

Posted by Max Brumberg-Kraus on May 11, 2017 9:07:24 AM

2017 has been especially rife with protests, rallies, and marches. Nor has the call to action quieted in the last few weeks. There was the March for Science on April 22, and Tuesday, May 9 is the Medicare for All Rally. There are events popping up across the Twin Cities gearing up for Pride, and Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAc) has been fundraising and hosting trainings consistently over the last month. Indeed with the coming of spring, there is a sense of renewal, of hope in troubling times, and the timeless recognition that in this season- life returns to the world in abundance.

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Topics: Arts, social justice, resistance, justice, immigration, spiritual practice, peace, events

Press Release: Prominent Playwright/Screenwriter/Producer Joins Local Arts Writer in Conversation

Posted by United Seminary on May 9, 2017 3:35:01 PM

Craig Wright and Dominic Papatola discuss the intersection of art and spirituality June 5 at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities

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Topics: announcements, Arts, news releases

Reflecting on Theatre, Rhythm, and Worship during Holy Week

Posted by Max Brumberg-Kraus on May 2, 2017 5:39:28 PM

“The stage is a place where the invisible can appear”

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Topics: Arts, faith, music, spiritual practice, easter, theatre

Pretty Looking Road: Arts Practicum Showcase

Posted by United Seminary on Apr 21, 2017 11:16:25 AM

Art by Sarah Amalia Holst created during a class meditation let by Amoke Kubat.

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Topics: announcements, Arts, Theology, showcase, events

Easter Greetings and the Love of the Resurrection Story

Posted by Dr. Lewis P. Zeidner on Apr 16, 2017 12:00:00 AM

During our church service this morning the choir had just finished the Anthem; with trumpet and organ celebrating at full volume, when a young child in the rear of the sanctuary expressed total joy with something between a giggle, a shout and an Amen! 

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Topics: faith, ministry, easter, theological education, leadership

Women as Seekers and Pursuers of Peace

Posted by United Seminary on Apr 14, 2017 12:24:26 PM

The Susan Draper White lectures at United were established in 1991, when United alum Cil Braun's grandmother died and left her some inheritance. Cil used $10,000 to establish a 10-year lectureship in women's studies in honor of her grandmother, Susan Draper White.

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Topics: alums, peace, susan draper white, feminism, videos

Pursuing Peace: Amy Eilberg '16 on Peace Work and Holy Listening

Posted by United Seminary on Mar 14, 2017 5:02:00 PM

Rabbi Dr. Amy Eilberg (D.Min. ’16) has been a trailblazer in ministry throughout her life.

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Topics: campus news, alums, pastoral care, ministry, peace work, peace

Caring for the Caregiver

Posted by United Seminary on Mar 7, 2017 2:29:37 PM

Today's guest post is by United adjunct faculty member, Russell Myers. Russ is a Lutheran pastor and board-certified chaplain who serves EMS personnel, helping them manage the stress and trauma they experience in the line of work. His post, originally published at EMS Strong, explores what caring for the caregiver looks like from a pastoral care perspective.

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Topics: chaplaincy, guest posts, united faculty, pastoral care

Meet United's 2017 Distinguished Alums

Posted by United Seminary on Feb 27, 2017 11:54:04 AM

Congratulations to the 2017 Distinguished Alums: Craig Wright ’01 and Gretchen Thompson ’93, ’14!

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Topics: news, announcements, alums

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