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The Forum

Every Sunday at 10 am

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

 This Sunday at The Forum

Sunday, January 23, 2022, 10 am, in the Great Hall

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The Forum: Sunday, January 23, 2022

Two Friends, Two Prophets: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and Martin Luther King, Jr.

We continue our look at The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s interfaith partnerships with Susannah Heschel, the Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, who reflects on the friendship shared by King and her father, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. To read an article by Professor Heschel about the friendship, click hereThis session of The Forum will be held virtually, with in-person viewing available in the Great Hall.

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The Forum: Sunday, January 16, 2022

Brothers in Beloved Community: The Friendship of Thich Nhat Hanh and Martin Luther King Jr.

As we celebrate The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, the Right Reverend Marc Andrus, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California, offers an inside look at King's friendship with the Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. Bishop Andrus' released a book on the subject in late 2021. View the book here: Brothers in Beloved Community: The Friendship of Thich Nhat Hanh and Martin Luther King Jr. Bishop Andrus has extended a 30% discount on the purchase of his book through the publisher, using the code Marc30. The offer is good through January 23. To place an order, visit the publisher's website here.  

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Upcoming at The Forum

Sunday, January 23, 2022
Two Friends, Two Prophets: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and Martin Luther King, Jr.
We continue our look at The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s interfaith partnerships with Susannah Heschel, the Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, who reflects on the friendship shared by King and her father, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. To read an article by Professor Heschel about the friendship, click hereThis session of The Forum will be held virtually, with in-person viewing available in the Great Hall.

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Marking Two Years of Responding to COVID-19
Dr. Rob Radtke, president of Episcopal Relief and Development and a St. Bart's parishioner, reflects on two years of responding to an historic pandemic.
 

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Sunday, February 6, 2022
Absalom Jones, America’s First Black Priest: What does it mean to tell his story?

The Reverend Mark Bozzuti-Jones, Director of Spiritual Formation at Trinity Retreat Center in West Cornwall, Connecticut and a former member of the clergy staff at St. Bart’s, returns to reflect on the life and leadership of The Reverend Absalom Jones, who in 1802 became the first Black person to be ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church. Bozzuti-Jones’ new book on Absalom Jones was released in late 2021. 


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

Stonewall after 50 Years - Jason Baumann
06.16.19 | Articles | The Forum

Love and Resistance—Stonewall After 50 YearsThe 2019 World Pride celebration in New York City marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the demonstrations in Greenwich Village that paved the way for more recent advances in...

Keep It Local - Elizabeth Yeampierre
05.19.19 | Articles | The Forum

Keep it Local: Addressing Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Climate JusticeClimate change does not impact all communities equally; often it has a particularly devastating effect on those communities already experiencing disproportionate...

Earth as Sanctuary - Fletcher Harper
05.12.19 | Articles | The Forum

Earth as Sanctuary: An Interfaith Approach to Creation CareThe world’s major religious traditions, each in their own way, view the earth as sacred, and faithful people of all creeds see their efforts to protect Creation as holy work. The...

Artist Noah Buchanan
04.14.19 | Articles | The Forum

Artist Noah Buchanan shares with us the creative process that resulted in his Crucifixion painting, currently on display in the North Transept Chapel, and contemplates how art can help us better understand and appreciate the love Jesus...

Meet the Reverend Peter Thompson
04.07.19 | Articles | The Forum

Meet our newest clergyperson, the Reverend Peter Thompson, Associate Rector for Formation and Liturgy. Bishop Dean Wolfe, Rector of St. Bart’s, talked with Peter about his call to ministry, his experience as a young priest in the Church...

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