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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, July 28 at 10 am: Was Martha of Bethany Added to John's Gospel?

Dr. Elizabeth Schrader Polczer discusses her groundbreaking research on Martha of Bethany in the Gospel of John and intriguing new insight on the identity of Mary Magdalene.


 

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Sunday, July 28 at 10 am: Was Martha of Bethany Added to John's Gospel?

Dr. Elizabeth Schrader Polczer discusses her groundbreaking research on Martha of Bethany in the Gospel of John and intriguing new insight on the identity of Mary Magdalene.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

Mothers, Justice and Health
05.12.24 | Articles | The Forum

Monique Rainford, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine and author of Pregnant While Black, commemorates Mother’s Day by reflecting on how we as a society can better protect...

The Right Reverend Allen K. Shin
04.28.24 | Articles | The Forum

On the occasion of our annual bishop’s visitation, the Right Reverend Allen Shin reflects on the mission of the Church as it faces the challenges and opportunities of the present moment.

Britten's War Requiem
04.07.24 | Articles | The Forum

Yale choral conducting professors Jeffrey Douma and Felicia Barber provide an overview of Benjamin Britten’s highly acclaimed War Requiem, written as a response to World War II. The Yale Camerata, Yale Glee Club, and Yale...

Confession in the Episcopal Church
03.10.24 | Articles | The Forum

Many Episcopalians are surprised to learn that their Church offers personal confession. The Rt. Rev. Andrew St. John, Bishop-in-Residence at St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, provides an overview of the rite as it is used within our own tradition.

Augustine Becomes A Question
03.03.24 | Articles | The Forum

Catherine Conybeare, Leslie Clark Professor in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College, reviews the Confessions of St. Augustine of Hippo, exploring the importance of questions for Augustine's thought.

The Death and Resurrection of Taylor Swift
02.18.24 | Articles | The Forum

As we begin our Lenten series, “I’m the problem. It’s me: Reflections on Self-Reflection,” Kevin Christopher Robles of America Media reviews the many ways in which Taylor Swift has reinvented herself many times throughout...

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