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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.

Sunday at The Forum

Sunday, October 24, 10 AM, in the great hall

Join us live and in-person for The Forum in the Great Hall. The Forum will also be livestreamed for those who prefer to tune in remotely.

Christianity’s Complicated Origins: Implications for Christian-Jewish Relations Today

Jesus himself was Jewish, as were his disciples and the earliest Christians, and yet Christians have often downplayed their Jewish origins. Mary C. Boys, the Skinner & McAlpin Professor of Theology at Union Theological Seminary and the author of several books on Christian-Jewish relations, looks at how Christians might show greater reverence for Jesus’ own tradition. Post your questions in the comments on either Facebook or YouTube, or email the Reverend Peter D. Thompson at

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Sunday, October 17, 2021

The Work of Healing in the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we recognize St. Luke’s Day and honor all healthcare providers, St. Bart’s members who work in the healthcare field offer their reflections on the past eighteen months and what comes next. (As this session of the Forum is pre-recorded, we will be unable to take your questions live.)

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Reckoning with Columbus

The observance of Columbus Day is as controversial as ever. But who exactly was Christopher Columbus? Laurence Bergreen, author of Columbus: The Four Voyages, gives us a picture of the full, complex person and reflects on how we continue to wrestle with his legacy.

 

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Upcoming at The Forum:

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Christianity’s Complicated Origins: Implications for Christian-Jewish Relations Today

Jesus himself was Jewish, as were his disciples and the earliest Christians, and yet Christians have often downplayed their Jewish origins. Mary C. Boys , the Skinner & McAlpin Professor of Theology at Union Theological Seminary and the author of several books on Christian-Jewish relations, looks at how Christians might show greater reverence for Jesus’ own tradition.

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Dia de Los Muertos

Karina Escamilla of the Mexican Consulate will introduce the observance and discuss its importance to the people of Mexico.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

Addressing Economic Inequality
11.23.14 | Articles | The Forum

How do people of faith engage the difficult questions of wealth and income inequality? What are the roles of charity,  and policies regarding labor, welfare, and taxes? Building on a previous forum on inequality Economists Teresa Ghilarducci...

Mary Sudman Donovan: Women in Church
11.09.14 | Articles | The Forum

Dr. Mary Sudman Donovan, historian, author, educator and pioneer of women’s history in the Episcopal Church was our Forum guest. At this 40th-year anniversary of women’s ordination in the Episcopal Church, Dr. Donovan discussed how...

Actor Phil Darius Wallace
11.02.14 | Articles | The Forum

Actor Phil Darius Wallace was Buddy’s guest. Opening in a new American play this month entitled Self Made Man: The Frederick Douglass Story, Darius has performed across the country starring as Martin Luther King, Richard Wright, and...

Frances Hesselbein
10.26.14 | Articles | The Forum

Frances Hesselbein, President and CEO of the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, was Buddy’s guest. Frances, a relatively new member of St. Bart’s, served for many years as the CEO for Girl Scouts of America and is recognized as...

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