Wednesday, Mar 06, 2019 6:00p -
Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02130
Reflecting on his past, President John Adams mused that it was religion that had shaped his family’s fortunes and young America’s future. Globetrotters who chronicled their religious journeys extensively, the Adamses ultimately developed a cosmopolitan Christianity that blended discovery and criticism, faith and doubt. Sara Georgini demonstrates how pivotal Christianity—as the different generations understood it—was in shaping the family’s decisions, great and small.
There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30.