Witch-Hunting and The Sadness of Everyday Life: The Salem Witch-Hunt Reconsidered

Open to the Public
Oct 14, 2022 , 1:00pm
Schulz 3001
Sonoma State University, Department of History

Dr. David D. Hall

1pm- Refreshments to follow presentation

All are welcome to attend

Professor Hall is the Bartlett Research Professor of New England Church History emeritus at Harvard Divinity School. Religion and society in seventeenth-century New England and England are his specialties and he is the author of several books including:

The Faithful Shepherd: A History of the New England Ministry in the Seventeenth CenturyWorlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New EnglandPuritans in the New World: A Critical Anthology and A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England (2011). Most recently, The Puritans: A Transatlantic History, a general history of Puritanism in England, Scotland, and New England c. 1550 to 1700, was published by Princeton University Press. He has edited two key collections of documents: The Antinomian Controversy of 1636–1638: A Documentary History and Witch-Hunting in Seventeenth-Century New England: A Documentary History, 1638–1693.

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