Books and edited collections
2017: Church and Patronage in 20th Century Britain. Walter Hussey and the arts (Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan) [See a summary.]
2015: Archbishop Ramsey: the shape of the church [in the Ashgate/Routledge series on the archbishops of Canterbury. See a summary]
Articles and book chapters
2021 (forthcoming): ‘Theology, providence and Anglican-Methodist reunion: the case of Michael Ramsey and E.L.Mascall’, in Jane Platt and Martin Wellings (eds), Anglican-Methodist Ecumenism: The Search for Church Unity, 1920-2020 (Routledge).
2021 (forthcoming): ‘”Poet of church and state”: C. H. Sisson and the Church of England’ in Victoria Moul and John Talbot (eds), C. H. Sisson Reconsidered (Palgrave Macmillan)
2020: ‘Parliament and the law of the Church of England, 1945-74’ in Rodger, Williamson and Grimley (eds), The Church of England and British Politics since 1900 (Boydell and Brewer), pp.181-98. Read an abbreviated version.
2019: ‘Lessons from cross-border religion in the Northern Irish web sphere: understanding the limitations of the ccTLD as a proxy for the national web’ in Niels Brügger & Ditte Laursen, The Historical Web and Digital Humanities: the Case of National Web domains (Routledge), pp.110-23. [see a summary or the full text (PDF) ]
2018: ‘Existing Web archives’ in Niels Brügger and Ian Milligan (eds), The Sage Handbook to Web History (Sage), pp.30-41. [See a summary ].
2018: ‘Evangelicals, culture and the arts’ in Andrew Atherstone and David Ceri Jones (eds), Routledge Research Companion to the History of Evangelicalism [see this summary or download the full text as a PDF]
2018: ‘Technology, ethics and religious language: early Anglophone Christian reactions to “cyberspace”, Internet Histories 2(3-4) [Read the accepted version in full (Open Access PDF)]
2017: ‘Digital contemporary history: sources, tools, methods, issues’, Temp: Tidsskrift for historie, 14 (2017), 30-38 [download the PDF]
2017: ‘Religious discourse in the archived web: Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury, and the sharia law controversy of 2008’ in The Web as History: the first two decades (edited by Niels Brügger and Ralph Schroeder, UCL Press). See this summary or the free PDF download.
2017: ‘Users, technologies, organisations: towards a cultural history of world Web archiving’, in Niels Brügger (ed.), Web 25. Histories from 25 years of the World Wide Web (Peter Lang), pp.179-90. [ Read it here. ]
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), pp.385-98 [download the PDF or see a summary]
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 the full text (PDF) or a summary] (ISBN 978-1-84383-911-8)
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 it here
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. [Read the full text (PDF) or a summary] (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: “‘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. Version of record online for subscribing institutions; read the final version in proof here.]
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)