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.
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.
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.
Dr. Carl Daw, Jr. of the Boston University School of Theology explains how children can give new hymns a head start in finding their way into the hearts and voices of congregations.
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.