|Location||Detroit, MI 48201|
Ecumenical Theological Seminary- within an urban setting-provides education for ministry that is grounded in the Christian tradition- while welcoming interfaith dialogue.We promote critical reflection by all members of our learning community-as we integrate theology with practice and faith with social responsibilityGuiding PrinciplesEcumenical Theological Seminary is guided in its mission by the following principles:Ecumenical Principles·We promote ecumenical dialogue and action across a spectrum of faith traditions.·We facilitate relationships among city- suburban and rural congregations and colleagues. Ethical Principles·We seek to develop an ever-expanding consciousness of the way spiritual and social realities affect each other.·We seek to foster justice at local- national and global levels- beginning with accountability to those who are the most marginalized. Innovative Principles·We seek to utilize educational methods that are flexible- transformational and uniquely relevant to the needs of our students and our world.·We encourage all members of our learning community to evaluate and utilize insights from a broad spectrum of life experiences.Integrative Principles·We seek to connect academic theory with life practice. ·We ground ministerial vision and social action in our life of prayer- encouraging ongoing reflection regarding self- community- global concerns- and relationship to God.
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