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Sexuality Issues for Religious Professionals at Pacific School of Religion

Search TagX on Google View all posts tagged as Tagx Find TagX related info in WikiPedia Religious Institute President Rev. Debra Haffner will teach “Sexuality Issues for Religious Professionals” at Pacific School of Religion from July 14-18. The course is designed to offer
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Rachel Sabbath Initiative: Resources

Rachel Sabbath Resources Most resources below are PDF files. We are happy to provide Word documents to customize for your congregation’s use. Please email info@religiousinstitute.org. Please let us know if you are using a Rachel Sabbath resource! (It helps us maintain grant fund
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Rachel Sabbath Initiative: Reproductive Justice Library

Rachel Sabbath Media Library Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Maternal Mortality and Reproductive Justice. The Religious Institute’s theological framework for global reproductive health and justice.   Online Resources on Family Planning Expanding Family Planning Options throug
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Rachel Sabbath Initiative

Pray. Educate. Advocate. More than 350,000 women and girls die every year as a result of preventable complications of pregnancy and childbirth, most of them in developing countries. Improving maternal health and universal access to family planning could prevent up to one third of thes
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Annotated Bibliography of Sexuality Education Curricula

Many sexuality education curricula are available for use in faith communities with congregants of all ages from pre-school through adulthood. While a diversity of approaches and educational styles are used and the programs support the values of the particular faith community, each of
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Toward a Sexually Healthy and Responsible Unitarian Universalist Association

In July 2009, the Religious Institute, with support from the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock and the leadership staff of the UUA, began a systematic review of the Unitarian Universalist Associ
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Open Letter to Religious Leaders about Sex Education

The Open Letter to Religious Leaders about Sex Education reinforces scriptural and theological commitments to truth-telling in calling for “full and honest education about sexual and reproductive health.” This Open Letter was published in 2002, at about the midpoint of a decade-long f
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Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Adolescent Sexuality

As religious leaders, we want young people to learn about and understand their own sexuality, not primarily from their peers or the media, but from their parents, religious institutions, sacred texts, and school and community programs. Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Adolescent Se
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Sex and the Seminary: Preparing Ministers for Sexual Health and Justice

Sex and the Seminary is based on a survey of 36 leading seminaries and rabbinical schools of diverse size and geographic location, representing a range of Christian, Jewish and Unitarian Universalist traditions. Each institution was evaluated on criteria for a sexually healthy and

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Religious Institute Statement on Sexuality Education

We affirm the religious foundations for supporting sexuality education throughout the lifespan -- education that respects the whole person, honors the truth and diverse values, and promotes the highest ethical values in human relationships. We support comprehensive sexuality education
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