Jonathan Walton

Jonathan Walton

‘Lens of Love’ Focuses on Justice

October 1, 2018
Jonathan Walton, Professor of Religion and Society and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, offers a fresh perspective on the Bible’s overarching message of justice in his new book A Lens of Love: Reading the Bible in its World for Our World
Professor Jonathan Walton

From the Professor's Desk: Spring Term 2018

January 29, 2018
Professor Jonathan Walton writes that the Memorial Church will continue to explore the theme “Redefining Success: Living a Life of Service and Sacrifice” this term.
Professor Jonathan Walton, and Visiting Professor E.J. Dionne. Photo by Harvard Gazette

Try Hard, Find God, Get Rich

October 25, 2017
The prosperity gospel has gained an important foothold in U.S. politics. Professor Jonathan Walton, Visiting Professor E.J. Dionne, and author Sally Quinn discuss the subject as part of a panel at Harvard Kennedy School.
Professor Jonathan Walton

Walton Demands Gun Control at Memorial Church Morning Prayers

October 5, 2017
Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, speaks out at Morning Prayers and calls for stricter gun regulations in the wake of the mass shootings in Las Vegas, Orlando, Charleston, Newtown and others.
Carlton Pearson

Harvard-acquired Pentecostal collection offers up ‘gold mine’

August 8, 2016

Bishop Carlton Pearson’s media archive, which will be digitized by Andover-Harvard Theological Library over the next two years, will offer scholars a rare unvarnished glimpse inside the closely guarded world of evangelical religious broadcasting—and the careers of some of its most notable practitioners.

Carlton Pearson /Photo: Kris Snibbe

Teachings From the TV Preacher

May 25, 2016

Former Pentecostal televangelist Carlton Pearson visited Harvard recently to announce his donation to the Andover-Harvard Theological Library of his personal archives, which include thousands of hours of raw and produced footage to give researchers insight into the craft of religious broadcasting.