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"'Blessed and Highly Favored!': The Cultural Appeal of the 'Health and Wealth' Gospel in the USA"

Story imageThe Doll Lecture on Religion and Money by Jonathan Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, Harvard University, and Professor of Religion and Society, Harvard Divinity School

Location: Lewis Library 120

Date/Time: 04/23/14 at 4:30 pm - 04/23/14 at 6:00 pm

Jonathan Walton is Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, Harvard University, and Professor of Religion and Society, Harvard Divinity School.  He is a social ethicist and scholar of American religions whose research addresses the intersections of religion, politics, and media culture.  He is the author of Watch This! The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Televangelism and numerous scholarly articles. His work and insights have also been featured in news outlets including the New York Times, CNN, and the BBC.  Walton earned his PhD in Religion and Society and MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary. He holds a BA in Political Science from Morehouse College.

The Doll Lecture on Religion and Money was established in 2007 by Henry C. Doll ’58 and his family. It reflects the family’s longstanding interest in the subject of philanthropy and its relationship with religion.

Category: Public Lectures

Department: Doll Family Lectures in Religion and Money