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Every Sunday at 10 am

Each Sunday at 10:00 am, we explore important issues at the intersection of faith and the modern world.

Sunday at The Forum

Sunday, October 24, 10 AM, in the great hall

Join us live and in-person for The Forum in the Great Hall. The Forum will also be livestreamed for those who prefer to tune in remotely.

Christianity’s Complicated Origins: Implications for Christian-Jewish Relations Today

Jesus himself was Jewish, as were his disciples and the earliest Christians, and yet Christians have often downplayed their Jewish origins. Mary C. Boys, the Skinner & McAlpin Professor of Theology at Union Theological Seminary and the author of several books on Christian-Jewish relations, looks at how Christians might show greater reverence for Jesus’ own tradition. Post your questions in the comments on either Facebook or YouTube, or email the Reverend Peter D. Thompson at

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Sunday, October 17, 2021

The Work of Healing in the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we recognize St. Luke’s Day and honor all healthcare providers, St. Bart’s members who work in the healthcare field offer their reflections on the past eighteen months and what comes next. (As this session of the Forum is pre-recorded, we will be unable to take your questions live.)

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Reckoning with Columbus

The observance of Columbus Day is as controversial as ever. But who exactly was Christopher Columbus? Laurence Bergreen, author of Columbus: The Four Voyages, gives us a picture of the full, complex person and reflects on how we continue to wrestle with his legacy.

 

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Upcoming at The Forum:

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Christianity’s Complicated Origins: Implications for Christian-Jewish Relations Today

Jesus himself was Jewish, as were his disciples and the earliest Christians, and yet Christians have often downplayed their Jewish origins. Mary C. Boys , the Skinner & McAlpin Professor of Theology at Union Theological Seminary and the author of several books on Christian-Jewish relations, looks at how Christians might show greater reverence for Jesus’ own tradition.

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Dia de Los Muertos

Karina Escamilla of the Mexican Consulate will introduce the observance and discuss its importance to the people of Mexico.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

Reckoning with Columbus
10.10.21 | Articles | The Forum

The observance of Columbus Day is as controversial as ever. But who exactly was Christopher Columbus? Laurence Bergreen, author of Columbus: The Four Voyages, gives us a picture of the full, complex person and reflects on how we continue to...

A Tale of Two Francises
10.03.21 | Articles | The Forum

When the current Pope chose his official papal name, he looked to Francis of Assisi, the medieval friar best known for his love of nature and steadfast commitment to poverty. Fordham University professor Patrick Hornbeck, a parishioner and...

Giving Makes Life Worth Living
09.26.21 | Articles | The Forum

Join us for our first live, in-person Forum in over 18 months! The Forum will also be livestreamed for those who prefer to tune in remotely. The Reverend Kenneth Brannon, Vice Rector, St. Michael and All Angels Church, Dallas, Texas, explores...

The Anatomy of Grief
09.12.21 | Articles | The Forum

As we mark the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, and mourn the millions who have already died as part of the COVID-19 pandemic, psychologist and psychotherapist Dorothy P. Holinger, Ph.D. explains how grief works and offers suggestions on...

Come Labor On: Reflections on Labor Day
09.05.21 | Articles | The Forum

Come Labor On: Reflections on Labor Day On Labor Day weekend, the Reverend Richard Witt, Executive Director of Rural Migrant Ministry, reflects on the experience and needs of farmworkers in New York State and the importance of advocating for all...

Sacred Music in the Twentieth Century
08.15.21 | Articles | The Forum

Despite the perceived secularization of society during the twentieth century, it was actually an age of extraordinary revival for religiously based music. The New Yorker’s music critic Alex Ross shares thoughts on some favorite sacred works...

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