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Ian Randall, Ph.D., FRHistS

Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide

Senior Research Fellow, Spurgeon’s College, London

Evangelical history, especially in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, has been Ian Randall's main field of academic interest. A particular focus has been on movements of evangelical spirituality and their relationship to mission and social action. He has written several books and many articles.

Select Publications

Church Community is a Gift of the Holy Spirit’: The Spirituality of the Bruderhof Community (Oxford: Centre for Baptist History and Heritage, 2014).

‘“The living presence of Christ”: Charles Raven (1885-1964), a missional theologian’, Journal of European Baptist Studies 15/1 (2014), 5-23.

'Baptists and the First World War: The Place of Pacifism’, in Larry J. Kreitzer, ed., ‘Step into your Place’: The First World War and Baptist Life and Thought (Oxford: Centre for Baptist History and Heritage, 2014), 21-39.

‘Billy Graham, Evangelism and Fundamentalism’, in D.W. Bebbington and David Ceri Jones, eds., Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), 173-91.

'Conscientious Conviction' :Joseph Angus (1816-1902) and Nineteenth-Century Baptist Life(Oxford: Centre for Baptist History and Heritage, 2010)

Rhythms of Revival: The Spiritual Awakening of 1857-1863(Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2010).

‘Henry Martyn (1781-1812) and the Baptists in India: An Ecumenical Vision?’, Baptist Quarterly, 45/2 (April 2013), 87-113;

‘Nineteenth-Century Bible Society Colporteurs in Eastern Europe’, Journal of European Baptist Studies, 12/3 (2012), 5-25.

'Baptist Growth in England’, in D. Goodhew, ed., Church Growth in Britain: 1980 to the Present (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012), 59-76.

‘Methodist Spirituality’, in W. Gibson, P. Forsaith and M. Wellings, eds., The Ashgate Research Companion to World Methodism (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013), 289-306.

 ‘Martyn Lloyd-Jones and Methodist Spirituality’, Wesley and Methodist Studies, 5 (2013), 97-122.

‘Nonconformists and Overseas Mission’, in Robert Pope, ed., T&T Clark Companion to Nonconformity (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2013), 381-406. 

Religious Liberty in Continental Europe: Campaigning by British Baptists, 1840s-1930s (Oxford: Whitley Publications, 2012).

 ‘“Ye men of Plymouth”: C.H. Spurgeon and the Brethren’, in T. Grass, ed., 

Witness in Many Lands

 (Troon: Brethren Archivists & Historians Network, 2013), 73-90.

Research Supervison

Current Supervision: Graham Burkhart

Past Supervision: John Read

Email: Randall@ibts.cz

Ian Randall's CV