Early Modern Seminar: David Hall (Harvard Divinity School)


Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The Early Modern Area Seminar is please to announce a talk by Professor David D. Hall of Harvard Divinity School: “An Unfinished Reformation and its Critics: The Origins and Development of ‘Puritanism’ in Early Modern England.” 4:30 pm, Thursday, September 1, 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall.

Professor Hall has written extensively on religion and society, as well as the history of the book, in seventeenth-century New England and England. His books include The Faithful Shepherd: A History of the New England Ministry in the Seventeenth Century (1972); Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England (1990); Ways of Writing: The Practice and Politics of Text-Making in Seventeenth Century New England (2008); and A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England (2011).

Sponsored by the English Department's Early Modern Area Seminar and the Department of History.