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

‘Early Moravian Spirituality and Missionary Vision’, Wesley and Methodist Studies, Vol. 9, No. 2 (2017), pp. 123-40.

‘Baptists’ [in Britain and Ireland], in Timothy Larsen and Michael Ledger-Lomas, eds., The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Movements, Vol. III: The Nineteenth Century (Oxford: OUP, 2017), pp. 57-78.

‘“Followers of the Cross”: Baptists and the Early Fellowship of Reconciliation’, in Paul Fiddes, ed., ‘A World-Order of Love’: Baptists and the Peace Movements of 1914 (Oxford: Centre for Baptist History and Heritage, 2017), pp. 31-53.

The Cambridge Seventy: A Missionary Movement in Twentieth-Century Britain (Cambridge: CCCW, 2016).

‘Revival, Evangelism and Diakonia: A Study of Revival in Britain, 1857-1863’, in Rose Dowsett, et. al., Evangelism and Diakonia in Context (Oxford: Regnum Books, 2016), pp. 259-72.

‘C.H. Spurgeon (1834-1892): A Lover of France’, European Journal of Theology, Vol. 24, No. 1 (2015), pp. 57-65.

‘Evangelical Spirituality, Science, and Mission: A Study of Charles Raven (1885-1964), Regius Professor of Divinity, Cambridge University’, in Anglican and Episcopal History, Vol. 84, No. 1 (2015), pp. 20-48.

‘The East African Revival and British Evangelical Spirituality, from the 1930s to the 1950s’, in A.R. Cross. P.J. Morden and I.M. Randall, eds, Pathways and Patterns in History: Essays on Baptists, Evangelicals and the Modern World in Honour of David Bebbington (London and Didcot: Spurgeon’s College and the Baptist Historical Society, 2015), pp. 255-77.

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.

‘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 Supervision

Past Supervision: John ReadGraham Burkhart

Email: ian.m.randall@gmail.com

Ian Randall's CV