Mary Baker Eddy, discoverer and founder of Christian Science, and Bronson Alcott, the visionary Transcendentalist and progressive educator, corresponded with one another. Here scholars and interpreters of these two figures compare and contrast their ideas on spirituality and human experience.
Rev. Dr. Carl Scovel on “Translating the Bible—Art, Accuracy, and Faith.” Dr. Scovel was minister at King’s Chapel in Boston for over 30 years. He currently participates in the Unitarian Universalist Spiritual Directors’ Network.
Rev. Kaia Stern, Ph.D. on “The Bible and Liberty and Justice for All.” Dr. Stern’s background is in the field of transformative justice. She is an interfaith minister and directs the Prison Studies Project at Harvard University.
Rev. Anne Robertson, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Bible Society, addresses the issue of “Taking the Bible Seriously, but Not Literally.” She drew the title of her talk from Marcus Borg’s book “Reading the Bible Again for the First Time: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally.”