Academic publications


2014:  ‘Michael Ramsey and Anglican evangelicals, 1961-74′ in Atherstone and Maiden (eds), Evangelicals and the Church of England in the Twentieth Century (Boydell, forthcoming) [Read a recent blog post about it.]

2014:  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]

In Open Peer Review

2011:  ‘The Archbishop of Canterbury and national days of prayer in Britain, 1966-74′ (History Working Papers project)


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. 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 ]

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). [Full text in SAS-Space ]

2008: “The “revival” of the visual arts in the Church of England, c.1935-c.1956″, in Studies in Church History 44 (2008). [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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