Sara Georgini: "The Providence of John and Abigail Adams"

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 7:30pm

Reflecting on his past, President John Adams mused that it was religion that shaped his family’s fortunes and young America’s future. Globetrotters who chronicled their religious journeys extensively, John and wife Abigail developed a cosmopolitan Christianity that blended discovery and criticism, faith and doubt. Sara Georgini, series editor for The Papers of John Adams at the Massachusetts Historical Society and author of Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family, will demonstrate how pivotal Christianity was in shaping the family life of the Adamses as America formed as a nation.