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History of Christianity specialists

People specializing in this area

Academic staff

Dr Joel Cabrita
  • The history of Christianity in Southern Africa in the late modern period
  • Religion and new and old media, including texts
  • African Christianity in its global and diasporic context
Dr Thomas Graumann
  • Ancient Christianity: History and Theology
  • Late antique and medieval Church Councils and Synods
  • Authority and legitimacy in patristic theological discourses
  • The history of biblical exegesis
Dr Richard Rex
  • The interaction between religion, politics, and ideas in early modern England and Europe. 
  • The political, social, and intellectual aspects of English religious history from the late 14th to the early 17th century (including John Wycliffe, Lollardy, early Protestantism, and the English Reformation and its aftermath)
  • The Reformation era in Europe, most especially relating to the interaction of 'humanism' with theology and religion
  • French or Italian religious history from the late 15th to the early 17th century
Dr Emma Wild-Wood
  • Early Christian evangelists in Uganda
  • Migration in contemporary world Christianity
  • Anglicanism in Sub-Sarahan Africa
  • Christianity in Congo

Research staff

Dr Jeremy Morris
  • Modern European church history
  • Anglican theology and ecclesiology
  • High Anglicanism
  • The Ecumenical movement
  • The debate about religion and secularization

Affiliated lecturers

Dr James Gardom
  • Evil as a problem for Christian believing
  • The intersection and tension between theological, philosophical and pastoral approaches to the experience of sin and suffering
Revd Dr Stephen Hampton
  • The Church of England c.1600 to c.1720

Directors of Studies

Dr James Gardom
  • Evil as a problem for Christian believing
  • The intersection and tension between theological, philosophical and pastoral approaches to the experience of sin and suffering
Dr Thomas Graumann
  • Ancient Christianity: History and Theology
  • Late antique and medieval Church Councils and Synods
  • Authority and legitimacy in patristic theological discourses
  • The history of biblical exegesis
Revd Dr Stephen Hampton
  • The Church of England c.1600 to c.1720
Dr Richard Rex
  • The interaction between religion, politics, and ideas in early modern England and Europe. 
  • The political, social, and intellectual aspects of English religious history from the late 14th to the early 17th century (including John Wycliffe, Lollardy, early Protestantism, and the English Reformation and its aftermath)
  • The Reformation era in Europe, most especially relating to the interaction of 'humanism' with theology and religion
  • French or Italian religious history from the late 15th to the early 17th century

Other teaching assistance

Professor David Maxwell, Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History
  • The 19th and 20th century missionary movement 
  • The mission encounter in Southern and Central Africa 
  • Pentecostalism and religious transnationalism 
  • Religious movements and politics 
  • The history of colonial science
Dr Jeremy Morris
  • Modern European church history
  • Anglican theology and ecclesiology
  • High Anglicanism
  • The Ecumenical movement
  • The debate about religion and secularization

Retired Faculty

Professor Eamon Duffy, FBA
  • Iconography and history of medieval and early modern Christian art
  • Popular religion in the Middle Ages and Reformation
  • The History of the Papacy

Graduate students

Aidan Francis Cottrell-Boyce

Accounts of Mimetic Philosemitism in early-modern England

Samuel Fornecker

Anti-Remonstrants and the Church of England, c. 1674-1742

Andrew Niggemann

Luther's exegetical work in the Hebrew Bible.

Laura Anellia Soureli

Deification in the Philokalia