Paul Tillich: Challenging Fascism in His Time and What it Might Mean for Christians Today

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Mark Taylor discusses the story behind how Paul Tillich was forced underground by Hitler when the Nazis confiscated and burned his new published book, The Socialist Decision. Tillich, along with many Jewish intellectuals, was the first Christian academic to be purged from positions in German higher education. Tillich then taught for the rest of his […]

“How We Pray”

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  How We Pray: Reverends Kimberly Clayton and Douglas King From March 3, 2019 at 9:45 a.m. Come and get a glimpse into the prayer life of our clergy as Reverends Kimberly Clayton and Doug King share their personal stories of why, how, when, and where they pray. Some of the answers may surprise you.

Adult Education Presents: Race, Colonialism, and the Church

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By Rebekah McLeod Hutto, Joshua Narcisse, and Hannah Faye Allred During our 250th Anniversary year at Brick Church we welcomed scholars who gave historical lectures on Presbyterian history the last 250 years. Dr. James Moorhead from Princeton Seminary lectured here February 26, 2017 on “America’s Original Sin”, on the divisions in the Presbyterian church from […]

“Pipelines, Presbyteries, and the Doctrine of Discovery: Indigenous Voices on Christianity and U.S. Settler Colonialism.”

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From Sunday, April 7, 2019: Dr. Tisa Wenger, from Yale Divinity School, presents “Pipelines, Presbyteries, and the Doctrine of Discovery: Indigenous Voices on Christianity and U.S. Settler Colonialism.” Dr. Wenger’s interests include religious encounters in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States, especially the U.S. West; the cultural politics of religious freedom; and the intersections of race, […]

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Nationalism and Resistance Then and Now

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Sunday April 28 9:45 a.m. RESCHEDULED from Sunday Feb 3, Rev. Dr. Nancy Duff will lecture on the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. In August of 1933 Bonhoeffer wrote to his Grandmother: “The issue really is Germanism or Christianity.” German Christians placed Nazi flags alongside the communion table and believed God’s will worked through the National Socialist Party. […]

“Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Nationalism and Resistance Then and Now”

Third Floor Living Room 62 East 92nd Street, New York

"Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Nationalism and Resistance Then and Now" From Sunday April 28 9:45 a.m.: RESCHEDULED from Sunday Feb 3, Rev. Dr. Nancy Duff lectures on the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. In August of 1933 Bonhoeffer wrote to his Grandmother: “The issue really is Germanism or Christianity.” German Christians placed Nazi flags alongside the communion table and believed […]

FAITH AND PHILOSOPHY

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At the forefront of religion,“ faith” is a spiritual behavior to look at more closely. Is this behavior, either individual or collective, attached to religion only? This is the question we will explore this May. Both scholars will take into consideration some aspects of well-accepted religious practice, history of the reformed tradition of Christianity, especially […]

The Wider Horizons: “Keep the Faith!”

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 Sunday, May 12: The Wider Horizons: “Keep the Faith!”  Rev. Dr. Dale Irvin, New York Theological Seminary In Scripture, faith implies steadfastness and trustworthiness. Faith also brings with it a certainty beyond what would otherwise be the case. Dr. Irvin explores what this has meant through the ages, paying attention to theologians such as […]

Thematic Approach to Studying Scripture – June 9

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By Tom Robinson.  Most know about The Brick Church’s lectionary approach to Scripture, meaning that every Sunday a minister selects one or two Biblical texts from a group of four to read in worship and serve as the basis of the day’s sermon. Studying Scripture can also be approached one book at a time, selecting […]