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Washington Theological Union to close

June 28, 2011

Citing financial concerns, the Washington Theological Union has announced that it will close in 2013. Founded by six religious orders in 1968, the graduate school of theology and ministry has 1,400 alumni.


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  • Posted by: samuel.doucette1787 - Jun. 29, 2011 12:21 AM ET USA

    Given the quality of their theological output and their reputation for dissent, maybe a better name would have been Washington Theological Forum (WTF)!

  • Posted by: AgnesDay - Jun. 28, 2011 2:16 PM ET USA

    I know too many of the alumni. Close it before they create any more.

  • Posted by: Steve214 - Jun. 28, 2011 7:58 AM ET USA

    Hmmm. Of course they could have tried orthodoxy. Naw...too simple.