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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, March 3: Augustine Becomes A Question

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.

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Upcoming Forums

Sunday, March 10

Bishop Andrew St. John on the rite of reconciliation (sacrament of confession).

Sunday, March 17

Dr. Patricia Tidwell, psychotherapist, on the power of therapy.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

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...

The Crisis of Human Trafficking, Part 2 of 2
11.24.19 | Articles | The Forum

The Crisis of Human Trafficking, Part 2 of 2: Why All Our Children are Vulnerable and How to Protect Them Each year thousands of children, average age of 11-15, are trafficked right here from our own communities in and around NYC. A growing...

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