One Black Woman Thinks about Union

By Current Black Woman Student [Editor’s Note: This article is written in reference to Delores Williams’ “One Black Woman Reflects on Union,” first published in Union Dues 2, no. 1 (Nov. 8, 1978). A brief explanation of Williams’ Womanist Theology can be found at: http://www.religion-online.org/showarticle.asp?title=445.] When I was asked to write this article, I was…

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liberation theology vs. library theology: an easy essay

By Timothy Wotring, Student Senate Secretary Peter Maurin, co-founder of the Catholic Worker, creatively expressed everything he read and was feeling through a writing style called easy essays. He wrote on an array of subjects such as capitalism, Communism, and Catholicism. One of his famous lines comes from an easy essay titled “The Case for…

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I am from

By Emma CushmanWood Originally Published in the October 2014 Print Edition the bottom of a mason jar filled with blue burning moonshine quickly drained into thirsty cups. The lint in the empty pockets of factory workers. The orange groves whose arms stretched toward the sky whistling “Of the Father’s Love Begotten.” From the peaches and…

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Religions for the Earth: at the Intersection of Climate Change, Gender, and Human Rights

by Maureen Dean and Annegreth Schilling Originally Published in the October 2014 Print Edition Climate change is a human rights disaster. At Religions for the Earth, the interfaith conference held here at Union Theological Seminary on September 19-21, 2014, thirty-five people gathered for a workshop analyzing the relation between climate change, gender and human rights….

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