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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, December 11, 2022

The Light We Give: Lessons from Sikh Wisdom

Simran Jeet Singh, Executive Director of The Aspen Institute’s Religion & Society Program, talks about growing up as Sikh in South Texas and reflects on the lessons he continues to learn from the teachings of his tradition. Singh’s book, The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life, was published earlier this year.

Please post your questions for our speaker in the comments section on Facebook or YouTube, or email the Reverend Peter D. Thompson, Vicar, at .

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Coming up at The Forum

December 11: The Light We Give: Lessons from Sikh Wisdom

Simran Jeet Singh, Executive Director of The Aspen Institute’s Religion & Society Program, talks about growing up as Sikh in South Texas and reflects on the lessons he continues to learn from the teachings of his tradition. Singh’s book, The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life, was published earlier this year.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

The Vanderbilt Doors, continued
02.15.15 | Articles | The Forum

Matthew Moretz finishes his visual presentation on the great (yet hidden) bronze doors of the Vanderbilt portal. Listen in to explore the beauty and meaning of these more than a century-old masterpiecesClick the round “Play” button to...

St. Bart's at the Oscars: The Sequel
02.08.15 | Articles | The Forum

Buddy and Matthew hosted a lively discussion about nominees for Best Picture: “Birdman” (set in our neighborhood!) and “American Sniper.” Click the round “Play” button to listen to an online recording of the...

The Annual Parish Meeting: 2015
02.01.15 | Articles | The Forum

Parish Annual Meeting The meeting was held in the nave of the Church at 10 am on Sunday, February 1, 2015.Click the round “Play” button to listen to an online recording of the meeting. Or click the downward facing arrow to...

Matthew Moretz: The Vanderbilt Doors
01.18.15 | Articles | The Forum

The Vanderbilt Doors: Matthew Moretz gives a visual presentation on the great (yet hidden) bronze doors of the Vanderbilt portal. Explore the beauty and meaning of these more than a century-old masterpieces.

Stephanie Odegard
01.11.15 | Articles | The Forum

Buddy’s guest was Stephanie Odegard, St. Bart’s parishioner and international leader in contemporary design, who has dedicated her career to assisting artisans in developing countries promote and preserve their traditional crafts...

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...

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