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 York, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic.
Sunday, March 3: Augustine Becomes A Question
Catherine Conybeare, Leslie Clark Professor in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College, reviews the Confessions of St. Augustine of Hippo, exploring the importance of questions for Augustine's thought.
Sunday, March 10
Bishop Andrew St. John on the rite of reconciliation (sacrament of confession).
Sunday, March 17
Dr. Patricia Tidwell, psychotherapist, on the power of therapy.
Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.
As we begin our Lenten series, “I’m the problem. It’s me: Reflections on Self-Reflection,” Kevin Christopher Robles of America Media reviews the many ways in which Taylor Swift has reinvented herself many times throughout...
The trafficking of women and girls for sex is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world, yet it is an issue that remains in the shadows. Many believe sex trafficking is taking place only abroad, or falsely believe that individuals...
On January 17, at the Forum, the Rector Search Committee shared the results of the parish surveys and roundtables. Click above for the copy of the PowerPoint presentation and an audio recording of the Forum.
“What Contributes to Spiritual Growth? What Gets in the Way?: Learnings from Episcopal (and Other) Churches.” A Forum with Jay Sidebotham, Director of RenewalWorks, a Ministry of Forward Movement
Jay’s work with Forward...
Do family interactions sometimes leave you wondering, “What just happened here?” Are you hoping to find a different, more satisfying way of relating for 2016? The Rev. Lynn Sanders presented a timely review of Bowen family systems...
Who Was Expected: What Did We Get?
Our Interim Rector, the Rev. Dr. Bob Dannals, explored the three major themes of messianic expectation in first-century Israel, and then what happened in Bethlehem and beyond.
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