Connoisseur for Christ: Roberta Green Ahmanson
Roberta Ahmanson is a force of nature. She brings intelligence, passion, conviction, and energy to the projects she pursues, and yet, she is defined even here in terms of Howard; with characteristic mirth, she declares she is amused by this fact. "Well, I am his wife and it's a very important part of my life," she offers. But she is so much more.
Christine A. Scheller is a CT contributing editor and writer living in New Jersey.
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Previous CT stories about philanthropy include:
Give to Street People? | Christian thinkers weigh in on whether Christians should always give money to people o the street who ask for it. (January 13, 2010)
Philanthropist Sir John Templeton Dies at 95 | Presbyterian investor promoted the scientific study of faith. (July 9, 2008)
Patrons of the Evangelical Mind | Why has evangelical scholarship soared in the last few decades? Native intellectual talent is one reason, to be sure. But an infusion of cash didn't hurt. (July 8, 2002)