In our final episode of Above The Fog with Jen Chien, Grace Cathedral’s dean, the Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm C. Young, offers a calming presence during these anxious times as he expresses his desire to reach out across what divides us as a community and expounds upon the theme of bridge builders — what it means to him to connect to people and the world around us. Take a break from Election Day worries by listening to this healing salve and be inspired by Malcolm’s story of persevering faith and finding the courage to launch yourself on every wave.
About Malcolm Clemens Young
The Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young is an Episcopal priest and the Dean of Grace Cathedral. He began his tenure as the ninth dean of the cathedral in 2015. He is the moderator of The Forum, the cathedral’s flagship lecture series. He created the Innovative Ministries program, which includes the Tuesday night yoga class which draws up to seven hundred people weekly. He joined Grace Cathedral from Christ Church, Los Altos, CA, where he was the Rector and also the Founder of the Ventana School, an Episcopal day school. He has a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Divinity and Doctorate of Theology from Harvard University. He is the author of The Spiritual Journal of Henry David Thoreau and The Invisible Hand in Wilderness: Economics, Ecology, and God. He has a regular column in the San Francisco Examiner and also contributes to the Huffington Post.