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Professor David Thompson FRHistS

Professor David Thompson, FRHistS

Emeritus Professor of Modern Church History

Life Fellow of Fitzwilliam College

History of the European churches since the Enlightenment;

Christian missions and world Christianity since 1850;

ecumenism;

church-state relations;

Christian social thought


Subject area and speciality

History of Christianity specialists:

Research Interests

English nonconformity

Key Publications

Baptism, Church and Society in Modern Britain, 2005

Protestant Nonconformist Texts, iv, The Twentieth Century (ed), 2007

Cambridge Theology in the Nineteenth Century, 2008

Other Publications

Nonconformity in the Nineteenth Century (ed), 1972

Let Sects and Parties Fall, 1981

Stating the Gospel (ed), 1990

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Faculty of Divinity Moodle

Sep 26, 2016

Moodle has now replaced CamTools in the Faculty of Divinity.

Dr Jesse Zink Awarded Audrey Richards Prize

Sep 23, 2016

The Rev Dr Jesse Zink has been awarded the Audrey Richards Prize by the African Studies Association of the UK for his dissertation, “Christianity and Catastrophe: Sudan’s Civil Wars and Religious Change among the Dinka.” The prize recognizes the best doctoral dissertation in African studies examined in the UK in 2014 or 2015.

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Sep 16, 2016

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Divinity Library changes to borrowing for non-current members of the University/external researchers

Sep 06, 2016

Since 1 September 2016, the policy for borrowing for non-current members of the University/external researchers has changed: unless you have a blue University card you will not be able to borrow from Divinity Library any more.

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