Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lent, Pagans, and the Cycles of Life by Frank Kaufmann (UTS ’79)

Feb 29, 2012 Frank Kaufmann Lent is a widely practiced time of reflection, repentance and renewal. Yet some Christians believe its observance is wrong. Lent, or the Lenten fast is part of Christian religious practice. It is a time of preparation and self-sacrifice through fasting, and the giving up of worldly desires and activities. Dates […]

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Quote for the Week

“In politics if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman”. Margaret Thatcher   Margaret Thatcher was Prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990. She was Britain’s first female Prime Minister and was nicknamed the “Iron Lady” because …

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Virtue for the Week: Honour

Honour is living by the virtues, showing great respect for yourself, other people, and the rules you live by. When you are honourable, you keep your word. You do the right thing regardless of what others are doing. Honour is a path of integrity.

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Barrytown College progress report by Richard Panzer (UTS’79)

  Greetings! , The Barrytown College on the Hudson project is moving forward. Renovations have already begun. Our proposal is being considered by the New York State Education Department.  Once approved and accredited, we will be accepting applications for the Fall, …

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The Science Delusion: Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry by Rupert Sheldrake

Book reviewed by Colin Tudge The Independent, London, UK January 6, 2012 Science is wonderful and necessary – one of the great creations of humankind. Most importantly, it is helping us to see just how extraordinary life and the universe really are, far exceeding the unaided imagination even of the greatest poets. At its best, […]

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What is your life’s blueprint? by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Six months before he was assassinated, King spoke to a group of students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967. I want to ask you a question, and that is: What is your life’s blueprint? Whenever a building is …

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UTS Speakers’ Forum March, 2012

Joe Lydon, 27—son of Randy and Sandy Lydon of Barrytown—and Emily Underwood, 24, walked the entire 2,178 mile Appalachian Trail in the summer of 2009 and will present an exciting slide show of their adventures. Appalachian Trail

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Conversations at the 2012 UTS Alumni Reunion

Let the Alumni Association know which weekend you will be attending: LAS VEGAS  May 18-20 BARRYTOWN May 25-27 EUROPE Alumni Reunion TBA [email protected] This year the Unification Theological Seminary will celebrate its 36th Commencement, with the 2012 graduating class. 36 brings us to the end and the beginning of a full circle. This makes this year’s reunion the 2012, […]

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Christology Today by Young Oon Kim

Young Oon Kim (1914-1989) was a leading theologian of the Unification Church and its first  missionary  to the United States. Young Oon Kim with Rev. Moon                   Kim was a professor of religion at Ewha University in Seoul, South Korea. After she joined the Unification Church, …

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Virtue for the Week: Respect

We show respect by speaking and acting with courtesy. We treat others with dignity and honor the rules of our family, school and nation. Respect yourself, and others will respect you.

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