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"Public Health, Poverty & Patristics" Lecture with Susan Holman of Harvard Global Health Institute

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 5:30pm
0014 Westbrook

Susan Holman, senior writer at the Harvard Global Health Institute, will speak on "Public Health, Poverty & Patristics" as the sixth speaker in the Religions and Public Life speaker series sponsored by the Religions and Public Life Initiative at Duke University.

The six-part series features leaders who bridge the academic and faith communities. They will address the intersection of religion and social issues at local and global levels.

Holman works on curricular development, strategic planning, and various other projects at the institute. She is a specialist in faith-based responses to poverty and global health. Holman is the editor of Wealth and Poverty in Early Church and Society (Baker Academic, 2008), and the author of God Knows There’s Need: Christian Responses to Poverty (Oxford University Press, 2009) and The Hungry are Dying: Beggars and Bishops in Roman Cappadocia (Oxford University Press, 2001).

The Religions and Public Life Initiative is co-sponsored by Duke Divinity School, the Kenan Institute for Ethics, and Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.

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