Ecumenical Theological Seminary can be found in Detroit, MI (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at Ecumenical Theological Seminary.
The most common majors at the school are in religion and philosophy.
Ecumenical Theological Seminary does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.
Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools.
In 2007-2008, 134 students were enrolled in Ecumenical Theological Seminary. The school has a large minority student population. Older adults are in evidence at Ecumenical Theological Seminary, often seeking career changing education.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"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 responsibility Guiding Principles Ecumenical 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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