“Poetry offers an alternative to the brutal discourse.” Poets Edward Hirsch and James Davis May discuss poetry as a medium capable of creating unity in this polarized world at the 2018 New York Encounter.
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A dialogue with professors Mark Lilla and Amitai Etzioni at the 2018 New York Encounter on the state of American society. How has it gotten here? Where and how can it move forward?
"If you don’t want to leave the corner, we can change the corner." Witnesses at the 2018 New York Encounter by Efrain Hernandez and the Rev. Jim O'Shea, C.P., on ReConnect Brooklyn, an entrepreneurship program to help at-risk youths.
Dr. Michael J. Brescia, physician and inventor of the Brescia-Cimino fistula, recounts his encounters with the divine through his work at the 2018 New York Encounter.
“Beauty is the Splendour of the Truth” -- Antoni Gaudí Sculptor Etsuro Sotoo and journalist John Waters explored the bond between beauty and unity at the 2018 New York Encounter.
The Rev. Pigi Bernareggi, Rose Busingye and the Rev. Solanus Benfatti, C.F.R., recounted their works for the poor and the sick in Brazil and Uganda at the 2018 New York Encounter.
Reflections on fatherhood in a time of social fragmentation at the 2018 New York Encounter by panelists Steven Brown, Dominic Aquia, Camil Martinez and Paul Vitz.
"You cannot have a solid economy without respect of the person." Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi at the 2018 New York Encounter discussion on the relationship between integral human development and economy.
Pianist Andrea Domenici and guitarist Philip Faconti accompanied Grammy-nominated Jonathan Hoard in gospel hymns commemorating the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the 2018 New York Encounter.
"Never let anger destroy your heart." Retired FDNY fireman John Bartlett and Sergeant Conor McDonald, NYPD, opened the 2018 New York Encounter with conversation.