Heather Curtis

Heather D. Curtis is associate professor in the department of religion and Director of American Studies at Tufts University. She is the author of Faith in the Great Physician: Suffering and Divine Healing in American Culture, 1860-1900 (2007) which was awarded the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer prize from the American Society of Church History for the best first book in the History of Christianity. Her recent book, Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicals and Global Aid (Harvard University Press, 2018) examines the crucial role popular religious media played in the extension of US aid at home and abroad from the late-nineteenth to the early twentieth century.

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