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The Very Rev. James Parks Morton Reflects on His Time at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine.

The Very Rev. James Parks Morton, Dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine has announced his intentions to resign on Jan. 1, 1997. He will be leaving after 25 years of leadership at the world's largest Gothic cathedral to head a new organization, the Interfaith Center of New York. During his tenure as Dean of the nation's largest church he has created a congregation of 1,000, built 20,000 apartments for the poor, and established a living community of faith having much of the same energy and intellectual stimulation possessed by medieval cathedrals. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Other segments from the episode on March 14, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 14, 1996: Interview with Austin Sarat; Interview with James Park Morton; Commentary on the chess match between Garry Kasparov and a computer program.


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