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.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former editor of The Christian Science Monitor, John Hughes, discusses and reads from his memoir of a career on the front lines of 20th-century history. The book delves into Hughes’ reporting during the administrations of Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.
Harvard Divinity School Professor David Holland speaks about female spiritual revelation in American revelation in connection with the character of Hester Prynne in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter.
Harvard Divinity School professor on the divine revelatory experience in American female religious figures of the 19th century and in the fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne.