Bruce Hindmarsh, D.Phil. 

James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology, Regent College, Vancouver.

Bruce Hindmarsh took his D.Phil. degree at Oxford University in 1993. From 1995 to 1997 he was also a research fellow at Christ Church, Oxford. He has since published and spoken widely to international audiences on the history of early British evangelicalism. His articles have appeared in respected academic journals such as Church History and the Journal of Ecclesiastical History. He gave the 2009 MWRC Annual Lecture entitled 'Wesley Agonistes and the Calvinist Sublime: The Spiritual Ideals of the Early English Evangelical School', which has been published in Church History.

Select Publications

The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism (Oxford University Press, 2018).

(with James M. Houston), For Christ and Kingdom: Inspiring a New Generation (Regent College Publishing, 2013).

John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition: Between the Conversions of Welsey and Wilberforce (Eerdmans, 2001).

The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Biography in Modern England  (Oxford, 2008). 

The Life and Spirituality of John Newton (Regent College, 2013).

'Evangelical Epistolarity: Spiritual Experience in the Familiar Letters of the Early Evangelicals', in Studies in Cultural History of Letter Writing, eds Susan Green and Linda C. Mitchell (Huntington Library Press, 2014).

'The Inner Life of Doctrine: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Calvinist-Arminian Debate Among Methodists', Presidential Address to the American Society of Church History, 4 January 2014, published in Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture 83/2 (2014), 367-397.

'Religious Conversion as Narrative and Autobiography', in Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion, eds Lewis Rambo and Charles Farhadian (Oxford, 2014), 343-368.

'The Transmission of Living Faith: Christian Higher Education as Paradosis', in For Christ and His Kingdom: Inspiring a New Generation (Regent College Publishing, 2013), 11-44.

Article for Review Symposium discussing When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God by Tanya M. Luhrmann, Spiritus 13/1 (2013), 131-33.

'New History of Methodism', Books & Culture (September/October 2012), 22-55.