Welcome. We are a community engaging the intellectual and spiritual legacy of James Luther Adams in the great issues of our age — continuing his commitment to “taking time seriously.”

The faith of a church or of a nation is an adequate faith only when it inspires and enables people to give of their time and energy to shape the various institutions — social, economic, and political — of the common life.”

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Who was James Luther Adams and why is he important for those who care about the fate of liberalism—liberal religion and liberal

Fathers’ Day, June 21, 2020 With deep sadness we mark the death of the Reverend Dr. David Boynton Parke, on June 6,

Peter Iver Kaufman: IF MEMORY SERVES “David doesn’t email,” Kim Beach emailed me. I had hoped to offer David Parke a partnership:

The 2020 Forum has been rescheduled to 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. New Date and Location: Friday, April 23, 2021, 3-5

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