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.
Cantor Angela Buchdahl is a faith leader without borders and shares the spirit of possibility for each of us at the Auburn 2009 Lives of Commitment Breakfast. To learn more about Auburn's strategies for responding to today's biggest challenges click here.
Audrey White is just one of the extraordinary alumni of the Auburn's Face to Face program, where youth from across the globe learn how to bridge religious divides. To learn more about Auburn’s Face to Face program click here.
Israeli Face to Face participant Gedalia Gillis is working to bridge religious divides through Face to Face. Join Auburn for the 10th Anniversary of Peace is Possible this November 15th by clicking 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 ready to lead in a multifaith global society. To learn more about Face to Face click here.
Encounter Point is a film for all who have questioned how we can play a real role in ending hate and conflict. Weaving together six portraits of Israelis and Palestinians who develop relationships based on compassion and listening, Encounter Point is a great tool for all communities committed to the hard work of conflict resolution. To learn more about this powerful film, click here.
Filmed over four years, Scenes from a Parish explores the tension and joy of a neighborhood church in a changing multicultural community. How does your faith community struggle to fully accept their neighbor as themselves? Click here to start the conversation and order a copy of Scenes from a Parish for your community of faith.
The risk of discipleship shaped the life of Christian theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Where is this risk of discipleship calling your faith community? Click here to order a copy of Bonhoeffer for your next film series or Bible study.
When the death of a close friend challenges the very foundation of his faith, filmmaker and seminarian Macky Alston explores the relationship of suffering and hope across all religious boundaries. Let this film be a resource to your faith community by clicking here.
At left is a clip from a 30 minute video that can be used to help seminary students become aware of the long term consequences of borrowing The video, along with accompanying resources, including a Financial Planning Excel file, can be used by schools to help students plan for how they will pay for their theological education. All materials are free and can be downloaded. Students as well as school administrators are welcome to use the material provided on this site.
For the lastest Auburn research reports on theological school debt, click here.
Increasingly, American religious communities - Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist - are combating global warming and the devastation of mountaintop removal, promoting food security, environmental justice, recycling, land preservation, and teaching love and respect for life on Earth. Auburn has created a new discussion guide to help you, your seminary, or your faith community use this great set of stories and go green. To find out more, click here.