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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, May 26 at 10 am: When is War Just?

As wars rage on in Ukraine, in the Middle East, and throughout the world, Walter Dorn, Professor of Defence Studies at the Canadian Forces College and the Royal Military College in Toronto, offers some Memorial Day reflections on the ethics of war.


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Upcoming Forums

June 2: The Spiritual Child: Cultivating a Sense of the Sacred in the Young

Lisa Miller, Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College and Founder of the Spirituality, Mind, Body Institute at Teachers College, Columbia University, shares insights on the spirituality of children and adolescents.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

Surfacing Hope at End of Life
10.29.23 | Articles | The Forum

Perspective and conversation with the Reverend Molly O’Neil Frank, palliative care chaplain from Memorial Sloan Kettering, and Stephen Douglas, from the Komanski Children’s hospital and Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Children...

The Practice of Hospitality in All Endeavors
09.24.23 | Articles | The Forum

Denise Mazzei, Associate Professor of Business Management, Culinary Institute of America will explore the nature and importance of hospitality. How might a professional perspective of hospitality enlighten the welcome we extend to others?

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