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.
Reporters from The Christian Science Monitor and PBS have dug deeply into an important story: trafficking of child labor in South Asia. What they’ve found reveals the challenges—and the opportunities—in combating this form of modern slavery.
Watch the replay of a panel discussion with China and cybersecurity experts, moderated by “The Christian Science Monitor.”
Hear an audiocast of our 90-minute program, which delves into Mary Baker Eddy’s correspondence with her students, shedding new light on the practice of healing. We also discuss how Christian Scientists have built on the foundation of healing since Eddy’s time.
How religion, culture, and politics shaped Boston in the late 19th century, where new movements crisscrossed with old. Features Dr. James O’Toole, Clough Millenium Professor of History, Boston College; Dr. Margaret Bendroth, Executive Director, Congregational Library and Archives; Dr. Christopher Evans, Professor of the History of Christianity and Methodist Studies, Boston University School of Theology; and Judy Huenneke, Senior Research Archivist, The Mary Baker Eddy Library.