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Max Brumberg-Kraus

Max Brumberg-Kraus

Max Brumberg-Kraus is originally from Providence, RI., but moved to the midwest when he attended Beloit College, WI as an undergrad. There, he majored in Theatre Performance and Classical Civilizations with a minor in Critical Identity Studies, and was the Artistic Director of Beloit Independent Theatre Experience (BITE). He moved to St. Paul in July 2016, where he continues to pursue his artistic goals as a performer, playwright, and poet. Max is the Digital Content Specialist at United, where he is also pursuing an MA in Theology and the Arts.

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“How Deconstructing My Beliefs Has Made Me a Better Faith Leader:” An Interview with Sarah Berge

By | on 14, Jun 2019 |   Chaplaincy ministry leadership Formation Voice Beliefs Deconstruction

Sarah Berge '19 is a recent graduate of United hoping to work in chaplaincy. Her background is in systems and family counseling, with a focus on incarcerated populations and restorative justice. Sarah[...]

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How Studying Medieval Women Mystics Makes Better Faith Leaders

By | on 28, May 2019 |   leadership Courses Vocation Church History Medieval Women

United offers a variety of courses, including introductory courses, such as Intro to Theology, and practical courses, such as Preaching. But how do some of the more esoteric-sounding courses prepare s[...]

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Why Now is the Time for the Religious Left to Pursue Faith Leadership Positions

By | on 16, May 2019 |   social justice ministry social transformation Voice Vocation Discernment New Students Progressive Christianity

Who gets to claim religious values? In recent debates about Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigeig, Franklin Graham ridiculed the religious left: “Using new terms like ‘Progressive Christianit[...]

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Why Being Marginalized Makes You a Better Faith Leader

By | on 09, May 2019 |   Voice Vocation New Students Marginalization

Being marginalized is often framed as a deficit, but when it comes to being a faith leader, experiences of marginalization can prove to be an asset, as can be attested by many in congregations around [...]

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Do You Want to Be a Professor of Religion or Theology?

By | on 03, May 2019 |   Theology Vocation Religion

At United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, one option of study is the concentration in Religion and Theology, available both for the MA and MDiv degrees. An MDiv can prepare students to become[...]

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Why You Should Consider a Christian Seminary -- Even If You’re Not a Christian

By | on 26, Apr 2019 |   Theology interfaith social transformation Voice Vocation

As a queer, Jewish artist, when I told my friends and family that I would studying at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, many were confused. “So like, are you becoming a priest?” some wou[...]

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