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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

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