Past Trinity Roundtables

“The Art of Power and Compromise in American Politics: A Conversation About the Upcoming Election”  

October 25, 2012

Facilitator:  Jon Meacham, Author, Editor, and Commentator

“Financial Globalization: What Are the Social Challenges & Responsibilities?”

May 17, 2012

Facilitator:   Lord Stephen K. Green, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, United Kingdom 


“Corporate Responsibility and Values”

 September 16, 2011

Facilitator:  The Honorable John F. W. Rogers, Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Directors, Goldman Sachs & Co.


“Reforming Education: Can Our Schools Be Saved?”  

February 15, 2011

Facilitators:  Roy Romer, Former Governor, Colorado; Former Superintendent of Schools, Los Angeles Unified School District

Bishop Catherine Roskam, Bishop Suffragan, Episcopal Diocese of New York

“Faith & Morality in the Marketplace” 

October 4, 2010

Facilitators: Jay Collins, Co-Global Head, Public Sector Group, Citi

Jim Wallis, President and CEO, Sojourners


“Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement: Is Time Running Out?”  

July 21, 2009

Facilitator:  Archbishop Daniel Deng Bull, Leader of the Episcopal Church of Sudan


“Selling A Religious Crisis? Media Coverage of the Anglican Communion”

 June 3, 2009

Facilitators: Ray Suarez, Senior Correspondent, The NewsHour

The Reverend Dr. Ian T. Douglas, Angus Dun Professor of Mission World Christianity,  Episcopal Divinity School


“Can This Economy be Saved? The Ethical Implications of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis” 

May 28, 2008

Facilitators: Martin J. Gruenberg, Vice Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Anne Segrest McCulloch, Senior Vice President, Fannie Mae


“Religion & Violence: Is Faith Dangerous?” 

November 28, 2007

Facilitators: Dr. James W. Jones, Distinguished Professor of Religion & Adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University

Dr. Charles B. Strozier, Director, Center on Terrorism, John Jay College, City University of New York


“Stem Cells: Saving Lives or Crossing Lines?” 

February 13, 2007

Facilitators: Dr. Francis Fukuyama, Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University; Former Member, President’s Council on Bioethics

Dr. Neal Lane, Malcolm Gillis University Professor, Rice University; Former Assistant to the President for Science and Technology; Former Director, National Science Foundation


“Reflecting on Katrina, Rita, and 9-11” 

May 23, 2006

Facilitators:  Walter Isaacson,  President and CEO, the Aspen Institute; Vice-Chairman, Louisiana Recovery Authority;  Member, Board of Directors, Tulane University

Carl Weisbrod, President, Real Estate Division, Trinity Church Wall Street; Member, Lower Manhattan Development Corporation; Trustee, Ford Foundation


"Anglicanism and the 21st Century Culture Wars"

November 10, 2005

Facilitator:  Jon Meacham, Managing Editor, Newsweek

“The Role of the Church: Civility and Tolerance in the American Experience” 

January 13, 2005

Facilitators: Colbert King, Deputy Editor of the Editorial Page, The Washington Post

Dr. Eric Motley, Special Assistant to the President and Associate Director of Presidential Personnel, The White House


“The Church’s Role in Africa and its Outreach to the American Diaspora” 

June 18, 2003

Facilitators: Dr. Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies and History, Pennsylvania State University

J. Stephen Morrison, Director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

“Heading for a Clash of Civilizations” 

October 4, 2002

Facilitators: The Rev. Dr. Welton Gaddy, President, The Interfaith Alliance

Dr. Amira El-Azhary Sonbol, Professor of Islamic History, Law, and Society, Georgetown University


“Whither the Episcopal Church: In Decline or on the Rise?” 

May 23, 2001

Facilitators: The Rev. Randolph Charles, Rector, Church of the Epiphany

 The Rev. Jim Donald, Rector, St. Columba’s

The Rev. Rona Harding, Rector, Church of the Ascension, Lexington Park

The Rev. Luis León, Rector, St. John’s, Lafayette Square

The Rev. Don Roberts, Associate Rector, The Falls Church

The Rev. Janice Robinson, Rector, Grace Church, Silver Spring


“The Orthodox Church in Serbia and Russia after the Serbian Conflict” 

July 13, 1999

Facilitator: Dr. James Billington, Librarian of Congress