Traveling Talks: Religion & Environmentalism in the United States | Olana State Historic Site | Lectures & Talks, Art Galleries and Exhibits | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Lectures & Talks, Art Galleries and Exhibits

Traveling Talks: Religion & Environmentalism in the United States

When: Sat., June 17, 4-6 p.m. 2017

Join Mark Stoll, Ph.D, from Texas Tech University to learn more about his new book Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism. Stoll will present remarkable new American and Environmental Studies scholarship about how certain denominations in the United States made nature a moral and political force, with a focus on how this influenced Frederic Church's work. Stoll’s scholarship gets to the heart of environmentalism’s history and the intersections with religion and art movements. Illustrated lecture followed by Q&A and an abridged tour of the main house. Refreshments will be served.

Price: $20/$15 members

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