A SURPRISING SURGE OF HOPE:
12 SPIRITUAL LEADERS ON THE YEAR AFTER THE 2016 ELECTION
Najeeba Syeed
Director of the Center for Global Peacebuilding Najeeba Syeed receives Walter Wink Scholar-Activist Award
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AUBURN VOICES

  • Supporting Resilient Leaders Across A Fractured Country
    November 16, 2017
  • A Palestinian Rapper And The Music Of Hope
    November 13, 2017
  • A Surprising Surge Of Hope: 12 Spiritual Leaders On The Year After The 2016 ...
    November 7, 2017
  • Auburn responds to the tragedy at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs...
    November 6, 2017
  • Fortification Podcast: Turning Despair Into Hope With Rodney McKenzie of Dem...
    November 2, 2017
  • What Does The 500th Anniversary of The Reformation Have To Do With Equality ...
    October 31, 2017
  • DACA and the Business Moral Imperative
    October 31, 2017
  • Truth and Consequences: Advice for the NFL From A Baptist Pastor
    October 25, 2017
  • Después Del Huracán... Sea La Paz Sea La Paz
    October 24, 2017
  • Lessons To Be Learned: The Faith Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    October 23, 2017
  • Andrea Jenkins Brings Poetry To The Political - And It Is Beautiful
    October 11, 2017
  • If Presbyterianism Disappears, We Will Just Invent It Again
    October 10, 2017
  • The Internet Is Changing How Religious Leaders Are Trained - And That's A Go...
    October 6, 2017
  • What Moral Courage Looks Like In Business Today
    October 5, 2017
  • Why The Immigrant Red Card Is Front And Center At This Jewish Community Cent...
    September 27, 2017
  • Rev. Dr. William Barber's Rosh Hashanah Sermon: It’s Time For A New Year A...
    September 26, 2017
  • One Hindu's Environmental Pilgrimage from Triveni Ghat to Tampa to the Futur...
    September 20, 2017
  • This Yom Kippur We Need “Collective Repentance”
    September 19, 2017
  • In Case Of Emergency: Revolutionary Love
    September 12, 2017
  • The Declaration: Speaking the Truth, With Love, Without Apology
    September 8, 2017
  • New Religious Landscape Survey Explains A Lot About The Politics of White Ch...
    September 6, 2017
  • Rev. Robert Wright Lee IV Statement On Leaving His Church After Speaking Out...
    September 5, 2017
  • An Open Love Letter to the Nashville Statement Signatories from a Gay Christ...
    August 31, 2017
  • Why I Applaud (and Fervently Deny) the Nashville Statement
    August 31, 2017
  • How This Human Rights Lawyer Will Explain The Pardon Of Arpaio To My Latinx ...
    August 26, 2017
  • 8 New Things About the American Alt Right
    August 21, 2017
  • Why Every Member of Trump's Evangelical Advisory Board Should Quit, And Why ...
    August 19, 2017
  • Taking the Lead: Mormon Church Condemns White Supremacy
    August 18, 2017
  • There Is No 'Alt Left' - There Are Just We The People Seeking Justice For Al...
    August 16, 2017
  • When A Neo-Nazi Called This Pastor A Heretic In Charlottesville
    August 16, 2017
  • Doing Pastoral Care in the Wake of Charlottesville
    August 16, 2017
  • After Charlottesville, what’s next?
    August 15, 2017
  • Powerful Images Of Spiritual Resistance in Charlottesville
    August 15, 2017
  • What I Saw in Charlottesville
    August 14, 2017
  • Will America Pick Up Its Cross?
    August 14, 2017
  • Five Years Later, Remembering Oak Creek
    August 5, 2017
  • 4 Lessons From My First Time Doing Civil Disobedience
    July 28, 2017
  • It’s Time For Spiritual Offense
    July 28, 2017
  • Combatting Loneliness and Social isolation In Activism: Caitlin Breedlove On...
    July 27, 2017
  • Rabbi With Brain Cancer Has A Healthcare Message For Washington
    July 20, 2017
  • Religious Leaders Keep Getting Arrested At the Nation's Capitol -- And It Is...
    July 18, 2017
  • Rev. Traci Blackmon: It Is Time To Stop Calling God By Other Names When You ...
    July 14, 2017
  • And Ye Shall Be Changed: The Resurrection of the Mainline Church
    July 6, 2017
  • On Becoming Lie Resistant
    June 30, 2017
  • Courageous Conversations At A Brooklyn Iftar BBQ
    June 30, 2017
  • Nun Calls People Dying Because Of Denied Health Care A "Sin"
    June 26, 2017
  • This Immigrant Has Doubts About Chasing The American Dream
    June 22, 2017
  • Fighting For Religious Freedom As Father, Husband, Minister and Gay
    June 19, 2017
  • One White Minister Responds To The Aquittal in the Murder of Philando Castil...
    June 17, 2017
  • To Celebrate Father’s Day I’m Supporting The National Bail Out
    June 17, 2017
  • Why These Fierce Faith Leaders Are Marching for LGBTQ Rights
    June 15, 2017
  • One Straight, White, Cis-Gender Rabbi's Role as An LGBTQ Ally
    June 13, 2017
  • Ivanka Trump: Poster Child of Feminism-Lite
    June 8, 2017
  • Lawrence Jennings on Race and Environment: "Our Reality Determines the Focus...
    June 5, 2017
  • Race is at the Heart of The New Faith-Driven Environmental Justice
    June 1, 2017
  • Remembering The Rev. Canon Carlson Gerdau, Builder of Bridges
    May 30, 2017
  • This Memorial Day Let Us All Commit to the Fight Against White Nationalism
    May 28, 2017
  • Contemplating on Ramadan In The Wake Of Manchester
    May 27, 2017
  • Muslim Americans Have Some Advice For Trump On Islam Speech
    May 19, 2017
  • What This Christian Pastor Learned Wearing a Hijab
    May 17, 2017
  • "I Lost Faith in God...But I'm Now Pursuing Faith in Justice"
    May 15, 2017
  • Religious Leaders Offer Moral Responses To Comey Firing
    May 10, 2017
  • A Sunday School Lesson On Bishop Karen Oliveto
    May 8, 2017
  • This Year's May Day Demonstrations Draw Biggest Crowds in 40 Years
    May 2, 2017
  • Auburn's Lives Of Commitment Honors Women With Moral Courage
    April 26, 2017
  • Profile Of Auburn Senior Fellows Appears In The Washington Post
    April 26, 2017
  • Building a Wall of Hope in the Himalayas
    April 25, 2017
  • Dr. Debbie Almontaser: “When They Build Walls, We Build Bridges”
    April 24, 2017
  • Sharon Prince of Grace Farms: "Space Communicates"
    April 20, 2017
  • How And Why the Crucifixion Is Still Happening Today
    April 20, 2017
  • Lyla June Johnston Is Determined to Become An "Indigenous Eco-Tubman"
    April 18, 2017
  • Religious Progressivism and the Wisconsin Idea in the 21st Century
    April 13, 2017
  • Myanmar Christians And the Struggle to be Faithful
    April 10, 2017
  • Faith Leaders' Call This Passover and Easter: 1. Stand Up 2. Speak Up
    April 7, 2017
  • "Responsible. In Charge. Serious." Rev. Dr. Marshall Turman Reflects On A Wo...
    April 6, 2017
  • Eileen Fisher Follows Her Own Sense Of Purpose
    April 3, 2017
  • Religious Environmentalists Call Trump's Reversal On Climate Change "Morally...
    March 28, 2017
  • Resistance. Resilience. Rise.
    March 27, 2017
  • Progressive Hindus Declare Queens Temple The First Sanctuary of Its Kind in ...
    March 24, 2017
  • A Brand New Day: Celebrating Spring with Newroz
    March 21, 2017
  • 5 Life-Changers from SXSW and 1 From Sundance
    March 20, 2017
  • Faith, Protection, Power: Sanctuary Strategies of Now
    March 15, 2017
  • Majority of Americans Support Transgender Rights
    March 10, 2017
  • 5 Ways To Support Your Sikh Neighbors
    March 7, 2017
  • Standing In Solidarity with Radhika Vemula on International Women's Day
    March 6, 2017
  • Reza Aslan's "Believer" Will Remind Us That We Have More In Common Than We E...
    March 2, 2017
  • Is Not This The Fast I Choose? Isaiah 58 For America In 2017
    March 1, 2017
  • Academy Awards Celebrated The Diversity That Makes The World Great
    March 1, 2017
  • Muslims Raise Funds For Desecrated Jewish Cemetery As Anti-Semitism Rises
    February 22, 2017
  • Imam Feisal Rauf's Vision For An American Muslim Identity
    February 17, 2017
  • An Invitation To Resistance: One Subway Car At A Time
    February 15, 2017
  • #ChainofPeace Is Spreading As The New Way of Protest Against Muslim Travel ...
    February 14, 2017
  • Announcing a Day of Revolutionary Love...
    February 9, 2017
  • Resistance Requires Risk: One Middle Aged Woman’s Story
    February 3, 2017
  • Muslims Find Beauty and Solidarity Amidst The Ugliness
    February 1, 2017
  • The time for civil disobedience has come.
    January 28, 2017
  • The Women's March, ACT UP, and the Life-Saving Power Of Creative Resistance
    January 27, 2017
  • Trump's Triple Threat to Religious Liberty
    January 25, 2017
  • Shifrah and Puah: Reflecting On Righteous Women On The Way To The March
    January 20, 2017
  • Our Inauguration Oath for #RevolutionaryLove
    January 19, 2017
  • One Sikh's Vision To Create MLK's Beloved Community
    January 17, 2017
  • A Letter to White Christians
    January 16, 2017
  • Must-Follow Voices on Race in America
    January 16, 2017
  • Are You A Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Kind of Christian?
    January 13, 2017
  • Join the Sanctuary National Day of Action on January 17
    January 13, 2017
  • Why We All Need Atlanta's Interfaith Manifesto
    January 9, 2017
  • Join me to #Fast4Power before Inauguration Day
    January 7, 2017
  • Join Christian theologians to stop Jeff Sessions
    January 6, 2017
  • Blessed By Water: An Epiphany Reflection
    January 5, 2017
  • 11 Faith-Rooted Justice Stories That Captured Our Imaginations In 2016
    December 30, 2016
  • A People’s Christmas (Poem)
    December 22, 2016
  • Dreaming Of A Dark Christmas
    December 22, 2016
  • A Presbyterian Minister's Pastoral Letter To President-Elect Trump
    December 19, 2016
  • Why Multi-Faith Leaders Are Joining The Fight To #CLOSErikers
    December 8, 2016
  • See Anti-Muslim Attacks, Say Something
    December 5, 2016
  • 4 Ways Your Faith Community Can Prepare For Sanctuary
    November 30, 2016
  • This Thanksgiving, Tell Your Family and Friends About Standing Rock
    November 23, 2016
  • Standing Rock Water Protectors Are Fighting For Your Future
    November 22, 2016
  • Breaking Silence on Abortion and Faith
    November 18, 2016
  • What do we do now? Join the front lines.
    November 18, 2016
  • Simran Jeet Singh: Activism Not By Choice, But By Necessity
    November 17, 2016
  • Clergy Demand Mayor Bill de Blasio #CLOSErikers
    November 17, 2016
  • When they come for our neighbors, what will you do?
    November 16, 2016
  • Resistance As Act Of Love: A Sermon
    November 14, 2016
  • Now More Than Ever, LOVE
    November 11, 2016
  • After the Flood, A Choice
    November 11, 2016
  • Why I #VowToFight
    November 10, 2016
  • All I Have is a Voice
    November 10, 2016
  • I'm Part of the Resistance Now
    November 10, 2016
  • Spiritual Strength to Move Forward Past Election Day
    November 9, 2016
  • At Standing Rock, Over 500 Clergy Answer The Call To Reconcile and Stand Wit...
    November 5, 2016
  • Standing Rock: Collective Confession and Repentance Was Our First Action
    November 5, 2016
  • Why We Must Tell Stories Of Suffering This Election Season
    October 27, 2016
  • How To Fill Your Heart (Without Diamonds)
    October 27, 2016
  • Breaking Through Racial Barriers
    October 26, 2016
  • WATCH: How To Write Op-Eds For Justice in Election 2016
    October 22, 2016
  • Dreaming of November 9
    October 17, 2016
  • Women Wage Peace "Prayer Of The Mothers" Song Will Give You Joy – And Hope
    October 14, 2016
  • 6 Tips for the Justice Loving Christian Ready to Bring the Spirit
    October 4, 2016
  • 5 Reasons Why I Am A Secular Jesus Follower
    October 4, 2016
  • This Muslim New Yorker's Fight Against Extremism
    October 3, 2016
  • This Pastor Has Good News: Christianity's Changing
    September 29, 2016
  • Why Following Jesus Means True Welcome of LGBTQ
    September 23, 2016
  • Honoring Sandra Bland: "Someone Will Fight For Me"
    September 23, 2016
  • A Mother's Letter To Her Son On Hajj
    September 23, 2016
  • Decisions, Risks, and Innovations in Forming Faith Leaders
    September 20, 2016
  • The Circle Of Violence Must Stop... With Us
    September 19, 2016
  • Our #MoralAgenda: Reviving the Soul of America
    September 13, 2016
  • Responding to 9/11 With Faith, Not Fear
    September 12, 2016
  • Protecting the Water at Standing Rock
    September 9, 2016
  • Bob The Drag Queen: Activism Meets Fabulous
    September 6, 2016
  • Is there a heart in the house?
    September 1, 2016
  • This father's gender-fluid child taught him a lesson on love more powerful t...
    August 18, 2016
  • Listen up 2016 candidates: This multifaith movement has something to say
    August 16, 2016
  • Rev. William Barber's DNC speech was just a taste of his moral vision for Am...
    August 5, 2016
  • love trumps hate
    Love is the new hope in the 2016 election
    August 2, 2016
  • God is not glorified by your chronic exhaustion
    July 22, 2016
  • Loving Black women hard and well can change the world
    July 22, 2016
  • Sanctuary is a Stronghold of the Movement
    July 19, 2016
  • How to Take Wild Goose Into the World
    July 18, 2016
  • The End of White Christian America
    July 13, 2016
  • On the Matter of Black Lives…
    July 8, 2016
  • God makes a way when there is no way!
    July 8, 2016
  • Righteous anger is what we need right now
    July 8, 2016
  • Will you choose fear and hate, or grief and love?
    July 8, 2016
  • The Very Good Gospel: Race, Dominion, and the Image of God
    June 29, 2016
  • Breaking The Fast From Love: A Queer Pastor's Reflection On A Ramadan Iftar ...
    June 24, 2016
  • The most radical Buddhist leader you need to know
    June 16, 2016
  • I will remember Orlando & Charleston with a determination to love
    June 16, 2016
  • A way forward in a Presbyterian apology to LGBTQ
    June 15, 2016
  • May we never forget that a kiss triggered Orlando – so that we kiss more
    June 14, 2016
  • If we’re the ones we’re waiting for, we best get to it
    June 14, 2016
  • I will love as an act of defiance as a queer man
    June 13, 2016
  • I dream of a world where love is the first thought
    June 1, 2016
  • Toward a Theology of Hopelessness
    May 30, 2016
  • Why a Congressional child survival prayer in celebration?
    May 25, 2016
  • A Christian minister and a Sikh professor talk about the most powerful force...
    May 15, 2016
  • Meet the moms speaking out for their transgender kids
    May 13, 2016
  • Honor Daniel Berrigan By Standing With Black Lives Matter
    May 9, 2016
  • Pope Francis' impact on the Catholic vote in 2016
    May 4, 2016
  • How Exodus really started
    April 28, 2016
  • Spark Hope
    April 27, 2016
  • Passover: the Master Storytelling Class for Parents
    April 22, 2016
  • What Maya Angelou Taught Melissa Harris-Perry About Courage
    April 18, 2016
  • Krista Tippitt
    Becoming Wise: Krista Tippett's Artful Adventure
    April 14, 2016
  • Judy Collins’ Legacy of Resilience
    April 5, 2016
  • After studying the Holocaust and Jim Crow, these 5th graders hand-made anti-...
    April 4, 2016
  • Add Your Name To Stop Anti-LGBTQ Laws
    March 31, 2016
  • #FightFor15 petition delivery, plus next steps
    March 24, 2016
  • Our faith effort for Flint families makes an appearance!
    March 23, 2016
  • #FightFor15 under threat in NY
    March 20, 2016
  • Why It's Possible to Reject the Klan and Still Support Racism
    March 3, 2016
  • How Much Does Race Matter: A Conversation About the Obama Presidency
    February 24, 2016
  • Defining disgraceful
    February 23, 2016
  • For the Families With an Empty Seat at the Table
    November 25, 2015
  • To Transform the World, Think Like a Gardener
    October 26, 2015
  • America's Faith Flotilla: I Boarded the Jewish Ship
    July 8, 2015