Past programs

Author talk with Dr. Sara Georgini

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

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.

Author talk with Professor Seth Perry: ‘In the beginning’ . . . America and Bible culture

Join us for an insightful conversation with Prof. Seth Perry. He discusses his new book, Bible Culture and Authority in the Early United States, which explores the emergence of American Bible printing and publishing immediately following the Revolution.

Webcast: Faith, Freedom, and the Great War—Religious Meaning in World War I

How does the call of faith intersect with the call to arms? How to fight and love one's enemies? Our panelists will address these questions and others, exploring America's involvement in World War I.

Webcast: 100 years of Christian Science military ministry — a call to serve

Learn about the Christian Science Military Chaplaincy—how it began, ways it has evolved, and where it’s headed. Chaplains also discuss how this program ministers to today’s servicemen and women and serves the mission of Christian Science healing.

Spiritual intersections in Boston history — program 2

Historians and scholars discuss religion, gender, and health movements in 19th- and early 20th-century Boston—including Mary Baker Eddy's intersection with "muscular Christianity." Speakers include Dr. Clifford Putney, Bentley College; Dr. Margaret Bendroth, Congregational Library and Archives; Jonathon Eder, The Mary Baker Eddy Library; and Dr. Christopher Evans (moderator), Boston University School of Theology.

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