St. Paul’s 250 Lecture

February 1, 2017

St. Paul’s Chapel in Lower Manhattan abides as New York’s oldest building in continuous public use, and as a symbol of faith, endurance, and social good. As part of year-long celebration, Trinity Church Wall Street is hosting a series of lectures as well as other special events. 

At this lecture, Jon Butler, Howard R. Lamar Professor Emeritus of American Studies, History, and Religious Studies, at Yale University, will present “Gotham, Religion, and the Fright of Modernity: 1880-1960.” Other 250th anniversary events are being held throughout the year. " Dr. Butler will describe how organized religion, including St. Paul's Chapel, met the challenges of religion as New York became the world's largest city by the 1920s—especially in Manhattan. 

Upcoming Lectures
March 8, 6pm, St. Paul’s Chapel
Thomas Mellins, Architectural Historian, Author, and Exhibition Curator
“St. Paul’s Landmark Building: Change and Continuity”
April 26, 6pm, St. Paul’s Chapel
Lisa Keller, Professor of History at SUNY Purchase
“Raucous New York: Popular Protest on the Streets Around and Beyond St. Paul’s.

Learn more about St. Paul's 250 celebration.

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