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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Lessons from Pauli Murray on Being a Problem

Anthony Pinn, the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities at Rice University, reflects on the legacy of The Reverend Dr. Pauli Murray, a civil rights activist, lawyer, Episcopal priest, and trailblazer in the LGBTQ+ Community.

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Sunday, June 6, 2021

Solemn Reverence: The Separation of Church and State in American Life

The Reverend Dr. Randall Balmer, John Phillips Professor in Religion at Dartmouth College and author of Solemn Reverence: Separate of Church and State in American Life, returns to St. Bart’s to discuss his new book about the separation of church and state, its long history as a key principle of American government, and the many challenges it faces in the current political environment. He will be teaching a virtual class based on his book starting Tuesday, June 8. Register for the class here.

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Sunday, May 30, 2021

We Remember Them: Memorial Day Reflections

The Right Reverend Carl Wright, Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries, The Episcopal Church's Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Forces and Federal Ministries, contemplates the significance of Memorial Day and discusses his role as an intermediary between Church and State.


Coming up at The Forum

Fourth Sunday in Pentecost (June 20)

Seeing Gender Diversity in Scripture: on Sunday, June 20, Austen Hartke, the author of Transforming: The Bible & The Lives of Transgender Christians, returns to St. Bart’s to explore stories of biblical characters who didn't fit the mold when it came to gender roles and expression and talk about how these stories can call us to welcome our gender-expansive siblings today.

Fifth Sunday in Pentecost (June 27)

On Sunday, June 27, The Reverend Dr. Patrick Cheng, Theologian-in-Residence at our neighboring parish St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, will talk about his book Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality, and Spirit.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

We Remember Them: Memorial Day Reflections
05.30.21 | Articles | Rectors Forum

The Right Reverend Carl Wright, Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries, The Episcopal Church's Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Forces and Federal Ministries, contemplates the significance of Memorial Day and discusses his role...

Spiritual Postures for the Afterliving
05.09.21 | Articles | Rectors Forum

Resurrecting Wounds: Living in the Afterlife of Trauma Boston University professor Shelly Rambo examines recovery from trauma through the lens of Jesus’ resurrection. This session of The Forum will be based on Rambo’s 2017 book of...

Decolonizing Christianity
04.25.21 | Articles | Rectors Forum

Decolonizing Christianity The Reverend Dr. Miguel de la Torre, Professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, explains why it is important to de-couple Christianity and whiteness. Professor de la...

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