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A New Way of Thinking About “Church”

Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Lorman Lykes “All things reach perfection after passing through the growing period (the realm of indirect dominion) by virtue of the autonomy and governance given by God’s Principle. Human beings, however, are created in such a way that their growth requires the fulfillment of their own portion...

Unification Thought Principles of Education in the Coronavirus Era

Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By John Redmond Across America, governors, administrators, teachers and parents are sending their children back to school. A big problem is that the science around preventing the spread of coronavirus is almost completely opposed to the way schools have been designed and run for the last 150 years....

A Unificationist’s Reflection on the Legacy of Rep. John Lewis

Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Lorman Lykes I am one of the early black members of the Unification Church in America, joining in 1973.  But as I reflect on my identity, I am the product of conflicting messages regarding my true value in the United States vs. the guiding light message of...

Heavenly Parent and the God of Dual Characteristics

Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Tyler Hendricks Soon after the ascension of her husband, Rev. Sun Myung Moon (for Unificationists, Father Moon), Mrs. Hak Ja Han (Mother Moon) said that God is Hanul Bumo, Korean for Heavenly Parent(s). She thus upended 2,000 years of Christian understanding as well as the normative understanding...

Engage Theologically with Christian Ministers?

Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Robert Duffy In taking online courses offered by Unification Theological Seminary in the past nine months, my amazement at the theological power of the Divine Principle has been renewed. In the early 1970s, I was a DP lecturer at the International Training Center at the Belvedere Estate,...

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...

A Response to Andrew Wilson’s article on the Only Begotten Daughter

Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Claude A. Perrottet This recent article, “Why Does True Mother Call Herself the Only Begotten Daughter?” by Andrew Wilson suggests that True Mother has chosen to lower herself by taking on the title of Only Begotten Daughter in reaction to failure and opposition. While acknowledging the many...

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...

‘Parasite’ and Viewing a Film in One’s Imagination to Overcome Cultural Barriers

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...