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Sunday, May 9, 2021

Spiritual Postures for the Afterliving

How can we faithfully respond to the traumas we face? Boston University professor Shelly Rambo, an expert on the theology of trauma, finds guidance in the accounts of Jesus’ resurrection. Rambo’s 2017 book Resurrecting Wounds: Living in the Afterlife of Trauma is the focus of our Wednesday evening group discussion.

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Sunday, May 2, 2021

The Social Dilemma: Confronting the Perils of Social Media

Vickie Curtis, a screenwriter for the acclaimed Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, looks at the terrifying ways in which social media has impacted our lives.

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

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 Torre’s new book Decolonizing Christianity was released in March.

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Coming up at The Forum

Easter 6 (May 9)

Shelly Rambo, Associate Professor of Theology, Boston University and author of Resurrecting Wounds: Living in the Aftermath 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.

Easter 7 (May 16)

The Reverend Tyler Sit, Church Planter/Pastor, New City Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota and author of Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers, offers a refreshing vision of the Christian faith that puts social justice at the center.

Pentecost (May 23)

    Cheryl Bridges Johns, the Robert E. Fisher Chair of Spiritual Renewal at Pentecostal Theological Seminary, reflects on the meaning of Pentecost, often called “the birthday of the Church.”

    First Sunday in Pentecost (May 30)

    The Right Reverend Carl Wright, Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries, The Episcopal Church


    Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

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    Spiritual Postures for the Afterliving
    05.09.21 | Articles | Rectors 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 | Rectors 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...

    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...

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