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Sunday, August 1, 2021

Summer Reading

Frank Collerius and Crystal Chen, co-hosts of the New York Public Library’s podcast The Librarian Is In,  offer summer reading recommendations and address questions about reading, libraries, and books.


Sunday, July 25, 2021

Perspectives from the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: TWO FATHERS SPEAK OUT
Rami Ehlhanan, who lost a daughter in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, shares his story and reflects on the importance of dialogue, reconciliation, and peace. Rami is a member of The Parents Circle-Families Forum, a joint Israeli-Palestinian organization composed of over 600 families who have lost a member in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Sunday, July 18, 2021

Picturing Mary Magdalene

Our newest clergyperson, the Reverend Meredith Ward, Interim Associate Rector, explores the story of Mary Magdalene through art and scripture and examines how early interpretations of her have shaped our current understanding of this first witness to the Resurrection. 


Coming up at The Forum

Eleventh Sunday in Pentecost (August 8)
An Ordinary Age: Finding Your Way in a World That Expects Exceptional

Writer Rainesford Stauffer reflects on the experience of young adults in contemporary society. How can they find satisfaction in the ordinary when they are constantly pressured to strive for something more?

Twelfth Sunday in Pentecost (August 15)
Sacred Music in the Twentieth Century

Despite the perceived secularization of society during the twentieth century, it was actually an age of extraordinary revival for religiously based music. The New Yorker’s music critic Alex Ross shares thoughts on some favorite sacred works from the period.

Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

Food & Faith - Norman Wirzba
03.14.21 | Articles | Rectors Forum

Duke professor Norman Wirzba examines the relationship between what we eat and what we believe. Norman Wirzba is Gilbert T. Rowe Distinguished Professor of Christian Theology and Senior Fellow at the Kenan Institute of Ethics at Duke...

The Music of David Hurd - Dr. David Hurd
02.21.21 | Articles | Rectors Forum

The Reverend Peter Thompson and Dr. Paolo Bordignon talk with Dr. David Hurd, one of the leading musicians in the Episcopal Church, about his career and compositional work. Dr. Hurd is Organist and Music Director at The Church of St. Mary the...

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