Category: Applied Unificationism

The Interdependence Ideology Meets the Sharing Economy in Our Community

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Incheol Son The ideal of “One Family under God,” for we Unificationists, can be quickly realized, at least technically, through adopting principles of the “Sharing Economy.” The Sharing Economy is a platform-based economy by which people can enjoy economic benefits by sharing idle resources which we...

The Unification Movement’s Next 100 Years

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By John Redmond The 100th birthday of Rev. Sun Myung Moon next February seems a fitting time for reflection, assessment and a reorientation to our shared providential course. To do the topic justice, it’s necessary to back away from the disappointments, challenges and victories of the present,...

Music’s Moral Power: From Christianity to 2020 and Beyond

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By David Eaton In a recent conversation with Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon regarding the creation of new Holy Songs and whether we should compose “new songs in the old tradition,” she mentioned she enjoyed Italian classical music because of its Christian heritage. In another conversation with...

The Korean Wave Matters: K-Pop Band BTS and the Providence

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Incheol Son Dr. Incheol Son is the International Director of PWPA International and also works at SunHak Universal Peace Graduate University as a translator. He earned his Ph.D. in public administration from Kookmin University, an MBA from the University of Bridgeport, and his bachelor’s in theology...

Emerging Women’s Ministry

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By Grace Selover Dr. Grace Selover (UTS Class of 1987) currently lives in Korea. She is a wife, mother and grandmother. She completed her doctor of ministry degree at SunHak Universal Peace Graduate University. This article is adapted from her dissertation on “Women’s Pastoral Leadership in...

Insights from the Bible for a Scripture of True Parents

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By Andrew Wilson (March 18, 2019) Dr. Andrew Wilson (UTS Class of 1978) is Professor of Scriptural Studies at Unification Theological Seminary. He edited World Scripture: A Comparative Anthology of Sacred Texts and World Scripture and the Teachings of Sun Myung Moon.   I recently returned...

Solving Unsolvable Problems

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By Robert S. Kittel (January 14, 2019) Dr. Robert S. Kittel (UTS Class of 1994) is the international president of Youth and Students for Peace. He received his D. Ed. from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut in 2004, specializing in family-value-based character education and earned...

Korean Reunification: Promise and Perils

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By Michael L. Mickler (November 12, 2018) Dr. Michael Mickler is Professor of Church History as well as Vice President of Unification Theological Seminary, and Director of the SunHak Institute of History, USA. His books include: Footprints of True Parents’ Providence: The United States of America...

Where Are We Going and How and Why?

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By Michael Hentrich (October 22, 2018) Dr. Michael Hentrich (UTS Class of 1979) joined the Unification Church in 1975, received his M.A. in religious education from UTS, and earned his D.Min. from Cheongshim Graduate School of Theology in 2016. He has published numerous books, including The...