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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York.

This list has a variety of graduates in it, from Norman Thomas to Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York?” and “Which celebrities are Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York alumni?”
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William Sloane Coffin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Chaplain
William Sloane Coffin Jr. (June 1, 1924 – April 12, 2006) was an American Christian clergyman and long-time peace activist. He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church, and later received ...more
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Norman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Activist, Politician, Writer
Norman Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the ...more
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Harry Emerson Fosdick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Preacher
Harry Emerson Fosdick (May 24, 1878 – October 5, 1969) was an American pastor. Fosdick became a central figure in the Fundamentalist–Modernist controversy within American Protestantism in the ...more
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Francis Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Francis Brown
Francis Brown may refer to: Francis Brown (theologian) (1849–1916), American Semitic scholar Francis Brown (1784–1820), president of Dartmouth College Francis Ernest Brown (1869–1939), ...more
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Carl Rogers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Clinical psychologist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist
Carl Ransom Rogers (January 8, 1902 – February 4, 1987) was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach (or client-centered approach) to psychology. Rogers is ...more
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Daniel D. McCracken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Programmer, Computer scientist
Daniel D. McCracken (July 23, 1930 – July 30, 2011) was a computer scientist in the United States. He was a Professor of Computer Sciences at the City College of New York, and the author of over ...more
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Theologian, Pastor, Writer
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈboːnhœfɐ]; 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church. ...more
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G. Stanley Hall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Psychologist, Science writer
Granville Stanley Hall (February 1, 1846 – April 24, 1924) was a pioneering American psychologist and educator. His interests focused on childhood development and evolutionary theory. Hall was ...more
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Melissa Harris-Perry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Professor, Political scientist, Writer
Melissa Victoria Harris-Perry (born October 2, 1973), formerly known as Melissa Victoria Harris-Lacewell, is an American writer, professor, television host, and political commentator with a ...more
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John S. Edwards is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Lawyer
John Saul Edwards (born October 6, 1943) is an American politician and lawyer. He is a member of the Senate of Virginia, representing the 21st district.
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Rollo May is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Psychologist, Author
Rollo Reese May (April 21, 1909 – October 22, 1994) was an American existential psychologist and author of the influential book Love and Will (1969). He is often associated with humanistic ...more
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Robert Powell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Composer, Organist
Robert Powell (born 1932 in Benoit, Mississippi) is an American composer, organist, and choir director. Powell earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Louisiana State University with a focus on ...more
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William Elliot Griffis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
William Elliot Griffis (September 17, 1843 – February 5, 1928) was an American orientalist, Congregational minister, lecturer, and prolific author.Griffis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ...more
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Horatio Stockton Howell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Horatio Stockton Howell Chaplain
Horatio Stockton Howell (August 14, 1820 – July 1, 1863) was a Union Army chaplain killed in downtown Gettysburg on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Charles Augustus Briggs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Charles Augustus Briggs Writer
Charles Augustus Briggs (January 15, 1841 – June 8, 1913), American Presbyterian (and later Episcopalian) scholar and theologian, was born in New York City, the son of Alanson Briggs and Sarah ...more
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Mark Hanson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Mark Hanson
Mark S. Hanson (born December 2, 1946) was the third Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Before being elected presiding bishop, he served as bishop of the Saint Paul ...more
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John Sung is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
John Sung Shang Chieh (simplified Chinese: 宋尙节; traditional Chinese: 宋尙節; pinyin: Sòng Shàngjié; Wade–Giles: Sung Shang-chieh) (27 September 1901 – 18 August 1944) also John ...more
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Gnana Robinson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Gnana Robinson is an Old Testament Bible scholar.
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Arthur Tappan Pierson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Arthur Tappan Pierson
Arthur Tappan Pierson was an American Presbyterian pastor, Christian leader, and writer who preached over 13,000 sermons, wrote over fifty books, and gave Bible lectures as part of a ...more
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Richard Shindell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Songwriter, Singer
Richard Shindell (born August 3, 1960) is an American folk singer, songwriter, and musician. Shindell grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and he lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with his wife, Lila ...more
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Gerre Hancock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Organist
Gerre Edward Hancock (February 21, 1934 – January 21, 2012) was an American organist, improviser, and composer. Hancock was Professor of Organ and Sacred Music at the University of Texas at ...more
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Lynn de Silva is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Lynn Alton de Silva (16 June 1919 – 22 May 1982) was a Sri Lankan theologian and Methodist minister. He was the founder and editor of one of the first theological journals on Buddhist-Christian ...more
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Calvin O. Butts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Pastor
Calvin Otis Butts III (born July 19, 1949) is the Pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York, President of the State University of New York College at Old Westbury, and ...more
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Charles Loring Brace is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Anthropologist
Charles Loring Brace (June 19, 1826 – August 11, 1890) was an American philanthropist who contributed to the field of social reform. He is considered a father of the modern foster care movement ...more
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Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York Alumni
Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer Politician, Professor
Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer is an American academic. He sought the endorsement of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party as a candidate for U.S. Senate in 2008, but was defeated by Al Franken.