The peace movement called Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace led to the election of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in 2005, making Liberia the first African nation with a female president. To learn how your faith community can screen this extraordinary film, click here.
This 30 minute video introduces five recent seminary graduates, some of the financial challenges they faced and decisions they made. Two experienced seminary administrators also offer advice on how to manage finances while in school.
The video, along with accompanying resources, including Financial Planning worksheets, can be used by schools to help students plan for how they will pay for their theological education. All materials, including this video, are free and can be downloaded. Students as well as school administrators are welcome to use the material provided on this site.
For the most recent report on theological school debt, click here. To learn more about Auburn’s Center for the Study of Theological Education click here.
If you missed Auburn’s live October 6th program, click here to watch Christian, Muslim, Jewish, and Sikh leaders--from their 20s to 70s--put their hearts and heads together to answer the question of how religious leaders are being called to lead in new ways through this difficult moment of American history. Click here to download the podcast of Take the Bully Out of the Pulpit.
Rev. Henderson and Rev. Forbes respond to new ways that religious leaders are being called to lead through this difficult moment of American history. To watch Auburn’s Take the Bully Out of the Pulpit: How America’s Religious Leaders Can Bring Healing to the Nation click here.
Called the “interfaith perfect storm”, this summer’s Park 51 Community Center touched off a storm of coverage in the media. To watch Auburn’s full program of Take the Bully Out of the Pulpit: How America’s Religious Leaders Can Bring Healing to the Nation, click here.
Jim Forbes challenges faith leaders to push aside the temptation of easy answers and begin the hard work of multifaith dialogue to bring healing to the nation. To watch Auburn’s Take the Bully Out of the Pulpit: How America’s Religious Leaders Can Bring Healing to the Nation click here.
Since 2001, Face to Face has brought together hundreds of Christian, Jewish and Muslim teenagers from Northern Ireland, the Middle East, South Africa, and the U.S. to develop a new generation of leaders able to negotiate a multifaith global society. Teens learn how their own religious traditions and those of others can be used to build a more peaceful world. To find out more, click here.
Are you seeking leadership skills to equip your ministry for bold leadership in today's multiglobal society? Click here to learn about Auburn's approach to help leaders learn to bridge religious divides, pursue justice and heal the world.
The greatest political debates of our time – whether immigration, taxes, or women’s health care – are won by whoever defines define the moral terms of the debate. In this segment from The Jack and Lewis Rudin Lecture Series, Jeffrey Stout, Professor of Religion at Princeton University, explores how, in a season of global instability and financial unrest, individuals of religious and moral commitments can stand for an economy that works for all of us. Professor Stout is joined by panelists Rev. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ; Rev. Michael Ellick, Minister, Judson Memorial Church; Valarie Kaur, Director, Groundswell; and moderator Rev. J. C. Austin, Director, Center for Christian Leadership, Auburn Seminary.
To learn more about perspectives on theological education in North America click here. Auburn’s Center for the Study of Theological Education is a leader in tracking trends in financial sustainability, new pedagogies and up to the minute research on communities of faith.