The Bible and the People Exhibit
Professor of Religion (Reformation and Early Modern Studies)
B.L.S., Yale College
M.A., M.Phil., Yale University
Ph.D., Yale University
Dr. Ferrell is a historian of the Protestant Reformation. Her primary interests are in the English Reformation and its aftermath, and in the influence of doctrinal and political change on religious, literary, and political writing in 17th-century England. She has received grants and awards from the Fulbright Commission, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the British Academy, the Huntington Library, the Folger Library, and the Whiting Foundation. She is the author of Government by Polemic, and co-editor, with David Cressy, of Religion and Society in Early Modern England and, with Peter McCullough, of The English Sermon Revised. She is currently at work on a book entitled Graspable Art: Practical Teaching and the Protestant Imagination, 1570-1630. Prof. Ferrell is the guest curator of an exhibit, entitled "The Bible and the People," which will open at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, in the fall of 2004.