Resources for Going Deeper …

Alexia and Rubén suggest the following resources for post-retreat exploration to go deeper with what you’ve learned in our time together during this retreat:

  1. The God Who Sees: Immigrants, the Bible, and the Journey to Belong by Karen Gonzalez
  2. Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis by Stephan Bauman, Matthew Soerens, & Dr. Issam Smeir
  3. The Borders of Baptism: Identities, Allegiances, and the Church by Michael Budde
  4. Immigrant Neighbors among Us: Immigration across Theological Traditions edited by M. Daniel Carroll & Leopoldo Sánchez
  5. 2021 Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2020,” report from The UN Refugee Agency –
  6. Future Scenarios for Global Mobility in the Shadow of Pandemic,” a report from the Migration Policy Institute by Meghan Benton, July 2021.
  7. Watch these two movies: The Visitor (streaming options) and The Immigrant (streaming options)

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