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Your Guide to November Resources on the Auburn Web Site
By Kellie Anderson-Picallo
October 27, 2011
November marks the one year mark of the 2012 Presidential election which means values issues such as economic justice, immigration reform and healthcare will be on the country’s hearts and minds. Let Auburn be a resource as you bring these issues to your community and trouble the waters and heal the world. Auburn is also tracking pop culture events that can bring teachable moments for justice and peace into your community.
In Auburn News This November Auburn has bridging religious divides on our mind and we invite you to save the date of November 7th to join us for our Peace is Possible event! This year Auburn is launching a new era of growth by honoring an emerging generation of millennial advocates for social justice:
Brian Elliot | Entrepreneur and social media innovator in pursuit of LGBTequality
Auburn Seminary is thrilled to invite you to celebrate our Fifth Annual Peace Is Possible dinner benefitting Face to Face | Faith to Faith on Monday, November 7, 2011. This year it's easier than ever to attend, because you can register online!
In the Religious Calendar The Birth of Baha’u’llah is a Baha’i holy day to recognize the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. Day of Hajj, one of the pillars of Islam, Hajj is a holy day of pilgrimage. Consider using this as a moment to learn more about the Muslim faith. Here are two great documentary resources – Auburn recommends Abraham’s Children and Change the Story.net to learn more.
In the Secular Calendar this month is Veteran’s Day on November 11th and we recommend this documentary resource for your community to use Veteran’s Day to talk about the harsh realities of war and faith. Also, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
In the News November marks the one year mark of the 2012 Presidential election which means values issues such as economic justice, immigration reform and healthcare will be on the country’s hearts and minds. Let Auburn help you keep these conversations going in your faith community through our Religion and Justice resources. Click here for the latest in religion and justice.
In Pop Culture On the London stage: God’s wisdom crackles for the modern audience as Twitter posts of 140 words or less - Click here for more.
And on TV: Some of the deepest conversation about faith is happening in the most surprising places. See how this season’s Showtime Hit Dexter is taking on faith.
All Things Catholic (John Allen)