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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.

We Remember Them: Memorial Day Reflections
05.30.21 | Articles | The Forum

The Right Reverend Carl Wright, Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries, The Episcopal Church's Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Forces and Federal Ministries, contemplates the significance of Memorial Day and discusses his role...

Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers
05.16.21 | Articles | The Forum

Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers The Reverend Tyler Sit, a pastor and church planter in the United Methodist Church, offers a refreshing vision of the Christian faith that puts social justice at the center. Because of the Rev...

Spiritual Postures for the Afterliving
05.09.21 | Articles | The Forum

Resurrecting Wounds: Living in the Afterlife of Trauma Boston University professor Shelly Rambo examines recovery from trauma through the lens of Jesus’ resurrection. This session of The Forum will be based on Rambo’s 2017 book of...

Decolonizing Christianity
04.25.21 | Articles | The Forum

Decolonizing Christianity The Reverend Dr. Miguel de la Torre, Professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, explains why it is important to de-couple Christianity and whiteness. Professor de la...

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