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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, December 4, 2022

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.

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.

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10.07.18 | Articles | The Forum

Today’s guest speaker was Alan Yarborough, Communication Coordinator and Office Manager for The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations (OGR), and former young adult missionary in Haiti. Alan shared how the OGR lifts up the...

The Very Reverend Kelly Brown Douglas
09.30.18 | Articles | The Forum

Today’s Forum featured a  conversation with an authentic and groundbreaking leader of the church, The Very Reverend Kelly Brown Douglas, inaugural Dean of Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary; and Professor of...

"Ask A Muslim Anything"
09.09.18 | Articles | The Forum

Today we welcomed as our guest speaker Robert Azzi, a Lebanese-American and a Muslim from New Hampshire. At a time when America seems more divided than ever, Mr. Azzi acts to to encourage tolerance, understanding and interfaith dialogue by...

The Practice of Happines
08.26.18 | Articles | The Forum

How are time, money, and the practice of happiness related? What may our faith contribute to the discussion? Join the Reverend Lynn Sanders in an interactive exploration of these questions. Our answers may surprise us!

Treasures of St. Bart's: The Chapel
07.29.18 | Articles | The Forum

Matthew Moretz explored the variety of beautiful imagery in the Chapel, in stone, glass, painting, and fresco. Listen in as he discusses these works of art in close-up detail, and explores how they speak to us, as we reflect on the rich meaning...

Our Brains, Our Beliefs, and Our Well-being
07.22.18 | Articles | The Forum

Our Brains, Our Beliefs, and Our Well-beingToday we welcomed Dr. Mary Ragan and Dr. Ed Griffin of the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute. In their presentation and conversation, they integrated the wisdom of neuro-biology, spirituality, and...

The Creation Stories through a Feminist Lens
07.15.18 | Articles | The Forum

Eve, Adam, and the Garden: The Creation Stories through a Feminist LensToday we welcomed teacher and retreat leader Helen Goodkin, whose presentation featured images from the history of art to demonstrate how our culture has understood these...

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