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Author talk with Dr. Sara Georgini: Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family

Oct 3 | 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Join us as Dr. Sara Georgini talks about her book Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family, leading into a discussion of how thinkers like Mary Baker Eddy and the Adamses engaged with the pressing questions of religious relevance in a modernizing world.

Dr. Georgini will also give a pre-talk in our MappariumĀ® on the global and spiritual travels of the Adamses.

  • 6:00 p.m. Doors open for refreshments
  • 6:15 p.m. Pre-talk with Dr. Georgini in the Mapparium (free registration required)
  • 7:00 p.m. Author Talk: Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family

Dr. Sara Georgini earned her Ph.D. in American history at Boston University. She is Series Editor for The Papers of John Adams, part of the Adams Papers Editorial Project at the Massachusetts Historical Society. Her book Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family is a history of faith and doubt in one American family. It charts the cosmopolitan Christianity that the Adamses developed while acting as transnational agents of American politics and culture.

If you have further questions, please contact Russel Fogg at [email protected].

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Date:
Oct 3
Time:
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Event Category:

Organizer

Russel Fogg
Phone:
6174507306
Email:
foggr@mbelibrary.org

Venue

The Mary Baker Eddy Library
200 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Phone:
(617) 450-7000