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Walking the Second Mile: Women, Religion, and Philanthropy


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Walking the Second Mile: Women, Religion, and Philanthropy

Thomas H. Lake Lecture

Ann Braude, Ph.D. explores the relation between religion and philanthropy through the lens of women’s history, drawing on the rich heritage of women’s religious activism in diverse communities in the 19th and 20th centuries. She highlights the origins of women’s involvement with fundraising for religious purposes and examines philanthropy as a path to leadership for religious women.

Ann Braude serves as the director of the Women’s Studies in Religion Program and as Senior Lecturer on American Religious History at Harvard Divinity School.

DATE: April 11, 2013
TOPIC: Research and Scholarship
TYPE: Video
SOURCE: Lake Institute
KEYWORDS: Philanthropy, Religious Giving
AUTHOR: Ann Braude