Virginia Seminar member Susan Holman speaks at Duke as part of a series on “Religion and Public Life”

Susan R. HolmanSusan Holman, member of the first Virginia Seminar in Lived Theology and author of God Knows There’s Need: Christian Responses to poverty, delivered an invited lecture in early April at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, as part of a series on “Religion and Public Life.” Her April 9 lecture, at Duke Divinity School, explored the intersections of “Public Health, Poverty, and Patristics,” and is available online here. Other speakers in the series included Cardinal Francis George, the Catholic Archbishop of Chicago, on “Catholic Social Teaching and Economic Globalization,” Jose Casanova (Georgetown) on “Post-secularization, Globalization and Poverty,” Ruth Marshall (University of Toronto) on “Pentecostalism, Poverty, and Power,” Katherine Marshall (Georgetown) on “Religion and Development,” and Peter van der Veer (Max Planck Institute) on “The Spiritual, the Secular and the Poor in India and China.”