Category: Applied Unificationism

The Marriage Has Come: Holy Wedding and Holy Community

Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Thomas Selover Unificationists recognize the Holy Wedding of Sun Myung Moon and Hak Ja Han on the 16th day of the 3rd lunar month (3.16)  in 1960 as the long-prophesied Marriage Supper of the Lamb from the Book of Revelation. “Blessed are those invited to celebrate this...

An Economic System That Honors Our True Purpose

Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Alison Wakelin Confined to our homes by a virus for which we are severely underprepared, the whole world is faced with the inadequacies of our systems. We Unificationists, in particular, because of our high ideals, are challenged to reassess who we are, what values we are expressing...

Unification Faith Parenting: Thirteen Best Practices

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Jennifer Tanabe Unification Faith Parenting: 13 Best Practices, by Michael H. Kiely, a recent publication I edited, is based on his dissertation for the Doctor of Ministry degree at Unification Theological Seminary. Much more than an academic exercise, it documents the real-life faith parenting experiences of...

Passing on Our Religious Tradition to the Next Generation

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Jennifer Tanabe My new publication, The Quest to Pass on our Religious Tradition to the Next Generation, co-authored with Dr. Rollain Nsemi Muanda, discusses the difficult challenge faced by all parents of faith in passing on their tradition to their children. The following is based upon...

Why Does True Mother Call Herself the Only Begotten Daughter?

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Andrew Wilson Since August 2014, Hak Ja Han Moon, the widowed spouse of Rev. Sun Myung Moon whom FFWPU members call True Mother, has been proclaiming herself “the only begotten Daughter.” The title itself is well-established in Rev. Moon’s teaching: “The only begotten Son needs the...