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Religion as a Dream World and the Next Century of Unificationism

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Incheol Son According to Chinese tradition, a sage named Chuang-tzu (莊子) once had a dream of a butterfly. In it, he became a butterfly flying over a garden and enjoyed the beautiful scenery: Once upon a time, I, Chuang-tzu, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither...

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...

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,...

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...

USA: UTS Welcomes Dr. Thomas Ward

by Michael Mickler, UTS UTS faculty and staff welcomed Dr. Thomas Ward as the Seminary’s sixth President at a gathering in the Oak Room at 4 West 43rd St. on August 22, 2019. President Ward succeeds Dr. Hugh Spurgin who stepped down effective August 8. Dr. Ward, a 1981 UTS graduate, served most...

USA: 43rd UTS Commencement

  by Robin James Graham, UTS On Saturday May 25th, the Unification Theological Seminary (UTS) held its forty-third Commencement at the midtown New York City campus located in the 4W43 Building. Many friends, family and alumni gathered to celebrate the graduation and accomplishments of the Class of 2019. The commencement exercises were followed...