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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.

    Grouped by: Rectors Forum

    Addressing Economic Inequality
    11.23.14 | Articles | Rectors 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...

    Mary Sudman Donovan: Women in Church
    11.09.14 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Dr. Mary Sudman Donovan, historian, author, educator and pioneer of women’s history in the Episcopal Church was our Forum guest. At this 40th-year anniversary of women’s ordination in the Episcopal Church, Dr. Donovan discussed how...

    Actor Phil Darius Wallace
    11.02.14 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Actor Phil Darius Wallace was Buddy’s guest. Opening in a new American play this month entitled Self Made Man: The Frederick Douglass Story, Darius has performed across the country starring as Martin Luther King, Richard Wright, and...

    Frances Hesselbein
    10.26.14 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Frances Hesselbein, President and CEO of the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, was Buddy’s guest. Frances, a relatively new member of St. Bart’s, served for many years as the CEO for Girl Scouts of America and is recognized as...

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