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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...

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...

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...

Fish Follow the Fisherman

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By Allan Hokanson (October 15, 2018) Allan Hokanson has been a sea captain and fisherman (1966-2003), Sun Moon University professor (2003-14, retired), and now a Peace Road coach and rider (2014- ). One lesson he learned from commercial fishing is if he did everything he could...

The Merit of the Age (Or, Why I Am an Optimist)

A Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By David Balise (June 19, 2017) David Balise is a long-time Unificationist who enjoys studying history and current events.  He is a certified public accountant and his firm specializes in assisting non-profit organizations.  He has five children and teaches sixth grade Sunday School in New Jersey....