A speech delivered at the GTU Commencement May 13, 2004
by Uriah Yong-Hwan KimAssistant Professor of Hebrew Bible, Canisius College
President Donahue, Dean Holder, Associate Dean Maloney, Chairperson Weiser, GTU Staff and Faculty, fellow graduates, and our friends and family:
When I first visited the Graduate Theological Union back in spring of 1998, I was most impressed by its location. The GTU library stood on top of a hill, known by locals as “Holy Hill,” overlooking the beautiful San Francisco Bay. I relished the thought of spending my days under the clear, blue sky and in a very...