Academic publications


2015:  Michael Ramsey, archbishop of Canterbury 1961-74 [book-length study forthcoming in Ashgate’s series on the archbishops of Canterbury. See a summary]

2015: Church and Patronage in 20th Century Britain. Walter Hussey and the arts (forthcoming, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan) [See a summary.]

2015: ‘Race, religion and national identity in Sixties Britain: Michael Ramsey, archbishop of Canterbury and his encounter with other faiths’ Studies in Church History 51 (2015) [summary]

2016: ‘Evangelicals and the arts’ in Andrew Atherstone and David Ceri Jones (eds), Ashgate Research Companion to the History of Evangelicalism [see this post]


2014:  ‘Archbishop Michael Ramsey and evangelicals in the Church of England’ in Atherstone and Maiden (eds), Evangelicalism and the Church of England in the Twentieth Century. Reform, resistance and renewal (Boydell and Brewer), pp.172-92.  [Read a recent blog post about it.] (ISBN 978-1-84383-911-8)

2014: (edited with Elaine Fulton and Helen Parish) The Search for Authority in Reformation Europe (Ashgate, 2014) [see table of contents and introduction], and in that volume

2014: ‘Augustine ‘falleth into dispute with himself’: the Fathers and church music in Elizabethan and early Stuart England’

2013: (with John Maiden) ‘Parliament, the Church of England and the last gasp of political Protestantism, 1961-4′, Parliamentary History, 32:2, 361-377 
[Paywalled version via Wiley Online Library, pre-peer review draft available open access in SAS-Space. DOI: 10.1111/1750-0206.12020 ]

2012: ‘The archbishops of Canterbury, the Lord Chamberlain and the censorship of the theatre, 1909-49′, Studies in Church History 48, pp.437-448. (Read an extract.)

2012: ‘ George Bell, John Masefield and The Coming of Christ: context and significance’ in Andrew Chandler (ed.), The Church and Humanity. The Life and Work of George Bell, 1883-1958, Ashgate, pp.47-57(ISBN: 978-1-40942-556-4). This is a revised version of the article first published in Humanitas (see 2009 below).

2010:  ‘Archbishop Temple’s offer of a Lambeth degree to Dorothy L. Sayers’ (edition and introduction) in Barber, Taylor and Sewell (eds), From the Reformation to the Permissive Society (Church of England Record Society, 2010) pp.565-82.  [Full text in SAS-Space ] (ISBN: 978-1-84383-558-5)

2009:  ‘George Bell, John Masefield and ‘The Coming of Christ': context and significance’, Humanitas. The Journal of the George Bell Institute 10:2 (2009) [Full text in SAS-Space ]

2009: (with Ian Jones), “New Music and the ‘Evangelical Style’ in the Church of England 1958-1990″ in Mark Smith (ed.), British Evangelical Identities (Carlisle, Paternoster Press, 2009), pp.167-79. [Full text in SAS-Space ] (ISBN: 978-1-84227-390-6)

2008: “The “revival” of the visual arts in the Church of England, c.1935-c.1956″, in Studies in Church History 44 (2008), 297-306. [Full text in SAS-Space.]

2008: “‘Beauty, utility and “Christian civilisation”: the Church of England and war memorials, 1940-47′, in Forum for Modern Language Studies, 44;2 (2008) 199-211. Online to subscribing institutions. [Full text on SAS-Space]

2007: (co-authored with Ian Jones, Director of the St Peter’s Saltley Trust), “Expressions of Authenticity: Music for Worship” in Jane Garnett, Matthew Grimley, Alana Harris, William Whyte, Sarah Williams (eds), Redefining Christian Britain: Post-1945 perspectives (SCM Press, 2007) [Full text on SAS-Space]

2006: (with Ian Jones), ‘Anglican “Establishment” Reactions to “Pop” Church Music in England, c.1956-1991′ in Kate Cooper and Jeremy Gregory (eds), Elite and Popular Religion (Studies in Church History 42, 2006) pp.429-441. [Full text available on SAS-Space.]

2006: (with Ian Jones), ‘The theological problem of popular music for worship in contemporary Christianity’, Crucible. The journal of Christian social ethics (July-Sept). [Full text available in SAS-Space.]


2001:  PhD thesis (University of Sheffield):
‘The relationship between religious thought and the theory and practice of church music in England, 1603-c.1640′ (online in SAS-Space)

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