The Forum

The Forum is a series of stimulating conversations about faith, ethics and culture in relation to the important issues of our day. We invite inspiring and illustrious people to sit down for a real conversation with the Forum’s host, Malcolm Clemens Young, the dean of Grace Cathedral and with you. Our guests range from artists, inventors and philosophers to pop culturists and elected officials, but the point of The Forum is singular: civil, sophisticated discourse that engages minds and hearts to think in new ways about the world.

Watch or Listen to Past Forums

Below, you can watch or listen to Forums from Fall 2015 on. You can also listen to Forums, from the most recent one all the way back to 2007, as an iTunes podcast. Please note: for the most recent Forum, the video is usually posted by the end of the next business day.

May 12, 2019
Guest: Alonzo King
The internationally celebrated choreographer and Grace Cathedral’s 2019 Artist in Residence on the spiritual elements ...
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May 05, 2019
Guest: Jake Heggie
The American composer of the operas Dead Man Walking, Moby-Dick and It’s A Wonderful Life on his new work
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April 28, 2019
Guest: Jonathan Foley
The world-renowned environmental scientist on seeking substantive solutions to global warming
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April 07, 2019
Guest: Nadia Bolz-Weber
This Forum was not recorded per request of the guest.
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March 31, 2019
Guest: Nadim Nassar
The only Syrian-born Anglican priest in the world on his work to build peace in a region torn apart by war.
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March 24, 2019
Guest: Chaplain Earl Smith
The chaplain for the San Francisco 49ers and the Golden State Warriors, and former chaplain for San Quentin, on sports a...
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March 17, 2019
Guest: Mary Roach
The best-selling author on the Year of the Body, with her fascinating perspectives on death, sex, eating, spaceflight, a...
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March 10, 2019
Guest: Larry Brilliant
The co-founder of one of the first digital social networks on effecting positive change.
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March 03, 2019
Guest: Patrick Makuakāne
The innovative choreographer on the beauty of the Hawai’ian hula and his transformative work with prisoners
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February 24, 2019
Guest: Tomiquia Moss
A conversation on the current state of homelessness in the Bay Area
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