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Union Theological Seminary
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(UTS). America’s first interdenominational theological seminary was founded in 1836 by “New School” Presbyterians. From 1870 to 1892 it served the Northern Presbyterian Church, but became independent once again when C.A. Briggs was expelled from the denomination for promoting higher critical views of Scripture. Notable faculty in the 19th century included the theologian Henry Boynton Smith and P. Schaff. Ties with Germany remained strong into the 20th century, especially with the …

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Noll, Mark A., “Union Theological Seminary”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026223>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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