Duke Divinity School will sponsor the 2016 David C. and Virginia Steinmetz lecture featuring Mark Valeri, Reverend Priscilla Wood Neaves Distinguished Professor of Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. He will lecture on “How Calvinists First Encountered Religions in the New World: Huguenots in Brazil and Florida.”
Valeri’s areas of specialization include religion and social thought, especially economics, in America; Reformation theology and the political history of Calvinism; Puritanism; and enlightenment moral philosophy. He is the author of Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America and numerous other books and articles.
This lecture is open to the Divinity School community, and registration is not required.