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October 2017

The Varieties of American Judaism

October 22, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT
Brick Church, 62 East Ninety-Second Street
New York, NY 10128-1398 United States
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Rabbi Daniel Nevins, Dean of the Rabbinical School at The Jewish Theological Seminary, presents on The Varieties of American Judaism. Rabbi Nevins provides an overview of the religious landscape of American Judaism—the various denominations and sects, their history, beliefs and practices. 

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The Reformers Imagine Their Own Story: Why the 95 Theses Mattered in Christian History

October 29, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT
Brick Church, 62 East Ninety-Second Street
New York, NY 10128-1398 United States
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This presentation by The Reverend Dr. Euan Cameron, Henry Luce III Professor of Reformation Church History at Union Theological Seminary is entitled, The Reformers Imagine Their Own Story: Why the 95 Theses Mattered in Christian History. Dr. Cameron speaks about how Martin Luther did not set out to found a separate tradition or traditions within Western Christianity. But even before the dust of the Reformation debates began to settle, the reformers were aware that something momentous had happened in the…

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November 2017

Theatrics of Faith

November 19, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EST
Brick Church, 62 East Ninety-Second Street
New York, NY 10128-1398 United States
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Student minister Max Hill shares with us the journey that God has accompanied him on as well as his current sense of pastoral identity and where God is calling him as a queer pastor. Max received an undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas, where he was heavily involved in campus ministry. While there, Max gained ministry experience by working to create leadership programs for college students, working for the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations and creating and leading…

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December 2017

The Quest for God

December 10, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EST
Brick Church, 62 East Ninety-Second Street
New York, NY 10128-1398 United States
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Student minister Chase Dost shares about their journey to seminary and how their beliefs about faith and God have been challenged and expanded by learning about other religions. Chase a member in Discernment in the United Church of Christ. As an undergrad, Chase learned more about the human desire to seek the divine, and gained a new appreciation for the different ways in which the divine has revealed itself over the course of human history.

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From an Island in the Bay: The Journey from Location to Perspective to Faith

December 17, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EST
Brick Church, 62 East Ninety-Second Street
New York, NY 10128-1398 United States
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Student Minister Brian Ballard traces the influence of location on perspective and how the two impact the way we see God, others, and ourselves. By utilizing aspects of his own journey Brian shows how we can best understand our own faith when we thoroughly understand where we are from and how we see the world.

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April 2018

The Buddha’s Revolution: The Ideas and Practices of Buddhism

April 22, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT
Brick Church, 62 East Ninety-Second Street
New York, NY 10128-1398 United States
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Dr. Christopher Kelley leads The Buddha’s Revolution: The Ideas and Practices of Buddhism. Dr. Kelley presents the basic beliefs and practices of Buddhism. He includes an explanation of “The Four Noble Truths,” the foundation of Buddhism, and why these truths are so frequently misunderstood in the western world. He will also discuss his personal journey, converting to Buddhism after having been raised and confirmed as a Presbyterian, and why becoming a Buddhist enabled him to achieve a newfound appreciation for Christianity.…

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May 2018

An Introduction to the Angelic Friar

May 20, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT
Brick Church, 62 East Ninety-Second Street
New York, NY 10128-1398 United States
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In 1993 Dr. William Hood published a landmark book on the Dominican friar Fra Angelico who transformed the history of western art with his breathtaking paintings. 25 years later, William Hood returned to Fra Angelico with a major contribution to the catalogue for the 2018 exhibition Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth, at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. In this presentation, Dr. Hood shares his unique perspectives on this beloved artist. Hood taught art history at Oberlin College from 1974…

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September 2018

Fatal Discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind

September 9, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT

Michael Massing

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“Understanding Old Testament Laws and Covenants: Ancient Words for Today’s World”

September 16, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT
Third Floor Living Room, 62 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128 United States
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Sunday, September 16, 2018— Rev. Dr. Dennis Olson The Image of God and the Law

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October 2018

“Raising Faithful Children” Pt. 2

October 21, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT

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