Perspectives from the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: TWO FATHERS SPEAK OUT
Rami Ehlhanan, who lost a daughter in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, shares his story and reflects on the importance of dialogue, reconciliation, and peace. Rami is a member of The Parents Circle-Families Forum, a joint Israeli-Palestinian organization composed of over 600 families who have lost a member in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Our newest clergyperson, the Reverend Meredith Ward, Interim Associate Rector, explores the story of Mary Magdalene through art and scripture and examines how early interpretations of her have shaped our current understanding of this first witness to the Resurrection.
An Ordinary Age: Finding Your Way in a World That Expects Exceptional
Writer Rainesford Stauffer reflects on the experience of young adults in contemporary society. How can they find satisfaction in the ordinary when they are constantly pressured to strive for something more?
Twelfth Sunday in Pentecost (August 15)
Sacred Music in the Twentieth Century
Despite the perceived secularization of society during the twentieth century, it was actually an age of extraordinary revival for religiously based music. The New Yorker’s music critic Alex Ross shares thoughts on some favorite sacred works from the period.
Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.
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...
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...
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.
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...
The Reverend Canon Stephanie Spellers, Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism, Reconciliation, and Creation, and a frequent guest of St. Bart’s, reflects on the COVID-19 pandemic, a racial reckoning, and the immense transformations...
What can recent scientific thinking about space and time teach us about what we commonly call “the afterlife”? Popular writer, retreat leader, and Episcopal priest Barbara Cawthorne Crafton offers a timely meditation for the Second...