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At Starr King School for the Ministry we place
radical trust in the possibilities within you.
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Welcome to Starr King

Starr King School for the Ministry is a graduate theological school and seminary, a member of the Graduate Theological Union, in Berkeley, Calif. Our roots are deep in the fertile soil of Unitarian Universalism, and our branches embrace the multireligious life and learning that will matter most in this new century. We hold fast to a vision that theological education must focus on the development of the whole person and the calling forth of each person's gifts.

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Unitarian Universalism

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Radical Education

Radical Education



I Am Starr King: Interview with Benjamin Dresner

Benjamin Dresner 2rd Year M.Div. Student Why did you decide to become a religious leader?   For me, it was a surprise. I was a corporate accountant. I did customer service for … Read More

Alexis Vincent

I Am Starr King: An Interview with Alexis Vincent

Alexis Vincent M.A.S.C. Student Expected Graduation May 2015 Why did you decide to study at Starr King? Interestingly, what brought me to the Master of Arts in Social Change … Read More


Homily: Reflections on Thomas Starr King by Arliss Ungar

The following is a homily given by Arliss Ungar, Chair of the Balázs Scholars Committee, former Chair of the Board of Trustees, and author of With Vision and Courage: Starr King … Read More

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