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The Forum

Every Sunday at 10 am

Each week, guest speakers from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines join the Reverend Peter Thompson and other St. Bart's clergy for deep and insightful conversations about topics that matter to our lives as responsible citizens and people of faith. Speakers in recent years have included winners of the Tony Award, the Emmy Award, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the Pulitzer Prize, professors from prominent universities like Yale, Harvard, Princeton, and Columbia, and journalists from New YorkThe New Yorker, and The Atlantic.

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Putting the Episcopal in the Episcopal Church: The Role of Bishops

On the eve of the election of the next Bishop of New York, our Rector, Bishop Dean Wolfe, talks about why we have bishops and what they do.

Please post your questions for our speaker in the comments section on Facebook or YouTube, or email the Reverend Peter D. Thompson, Vicar, at .

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Coming up at The Forum

December 4: Understanding Jesus and Paul Means Understanding Jewish Practice and Belief

Amy-Jill Levine, prolific author and the Rabbi Stanley M. Kessler Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Hartford International University for Religion and Peace, places Jesus and Paul within their Jewish context and reflects on how the Jewishness of the Jesus movement is so often overlooked.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

Matters of Life and Death - Tiffany Stanley
03.08.20 | Articles | The Forum

Matters of Life and Death: Religion, Politics and the Contentious Moral Debates of Our TimeAt the intersection of religion and politics, few topics are as contentious as those that bookend a life—from abortion and stem cells to the death...

Faith and the Presidency - Randall Balmer
02.16.20 | Articles | The Forum

God in the White House: Faith and the PresidencyThough the Constitution attempts to draw some boundaries between religion and the government, religion clearly has influenced— and continues to influence—our elected officials, including...

Liz Kineke - Religion is Always in the Room
02.02.20 | Articles | The Forum

Religion is Always in the Room: Liz Kineke on Religion, Politics, and UnderstandingLiz Kineke served for over fourteen years as the producer of CBS’ award-winning Religion and Culture series. As she revisits her transition to religion...

Kenya Water Project Update - Richard Bayles
01.05.20 | Articles | The Forum

Fresh, clean water in sufficient quantity for daily living is transforming in many parts of the world. Nowhere is this more true than in Africa. Eleven years ago the Parish of St. Bartholomew’s Church initiated the funding for a water...

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