Forum Archive

Advent poetry and prose

December 17, 2017
GOTS writers

Barara Simmons & GOTS writers share Advent poetry & prose.

Comparison of Mark with other Gospels

December 10, 2017
The Rev. Wilma Terry Jakobsen
The Rev. Bruce R. Bramlett

Wilma and Bruce will discuss theological themes; comparison of Mark with other Gospels & questions such as, Why is there no birth narrative in Mark?

Intro to the Gospel of Mark

December 3, 2017
The Rev. Bruce R. Bramlett

Bruce offiers an introduction to the Gospel of Mark as we begin a new lectionary year.

The Science of Genetic Modification - CRISPR (pronounced Crisper)

November 19, 2017
Chris Kimberlin
PhD in Biophysics from The Scripps Research Institute
Howard Hill
D.Phil. in Physics from Oxford University, England

Over the past few years, a powerful new tool for genetic modification has been introduced.  It is called CRISPR (pronounced Crisper) and is based upon research about how bacteria defend against viral infection.  It has proven to be simpler and easier to implement than earlier methods, and has been used to modify genes in plants and animals, including humans.  Almost daily, there are new reports of applications of and improvements to these ideas.

'A storyteller’s religion: working theology into the mystery novel.'

November 5, 2017
Laurie King

Mystery writer Laurie R. King talks about weaving religious and
theological ideas into her fiction.


Spiritual Formation across Ages and Stages

October 22, 2017
Anne Clarke
‘Spiritual Formation across Ages and Stages’ with the Rev. Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Director of the Diocese of Northern California.

Harvest Dinner - Jani & Deb Wild

October 20, 2017
The Rev. Jani Wild
Deb Wild

Deb and Jani Wild share their stories at the 2017 Harvest Dinner.

Harvest Dinner 2017 - Richard Felton

October 20, 2017
Richard Felton
Director of the Episcopal Network for Stewardship

Richard Felton speaks at the 2017 Harvest Dinner.

Religion and Pop Culture

October 15, 2017
Lizzy Hood

Lizzy is a facilitator of the Young Adult Salons at St Jude’s, with conversations about faith, culture and theology.


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