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.
Blogger and playwright Wajahat Ali encourages people of faith to use the upcoming 10th anniversary of September 11th to build community and bridge religious divides. For Auburn resources on planning for 9/11/11 click here. To send your ribbon of support for the 10th Anniversary Memorial Ceremonies at Ground Zero in NYC click here. Join Auburn on September 6th 7pm at the Groundswell Movement event Out of the Shadows of 9/11 by clicking here.
Face to Face participant Warda Gertse shares the passion of her faith as a source to bridge religious divides at the Peace Is Possible event on November 7th. Auburn celebrated the 11th anniversary of Face to Face|Faith to Faith with compelling conversation among millennial leaders and participants from the Middle East, Northern Ireland, South Africa and the United States. Click here to watch more from Peace Is Possible 2011. Learn more about Face to Face and how it brings young leaders of divergent faiths together to bridge religious divides by clicking here.
On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, Auburn hosted a public address given by one of the most powerful prophetic voices of our time, the Rev. Dr. William Barber II, spiritual guide of Moral Mondays and the Forward Together Movement. This video is the full footage of that sermon, held at Judson Memorial Church in NYC.
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.
The Table to Action Project was developed at Auburn Seminary in deep partnership with leaders on the ground in Chicago, who believe, with us, that it is time to press past transactional and competitive ways of working together in order to foster multi-issue organizing that allows us to stand with and for each other in honesty, compassion and love.
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.