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Professor Crawford Gribben

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
Crawford Gribben

Professor Crawford Gribben

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics

Professor Gribben is a cultural and literary historian whose work concentrates on the development and dissemination of religious ideas in the print cultures of Puritanism and evangelicalism. He also serves as co-editor of two series of monographs and edited collections entitled 'Christianities in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1800' (Palgrave Macmillan) and 'Scottish religious cultures: Historical perspectives' (Edinburgh University Press).

He is the founding co-director of the Jonathan Edwards Centre (UK), an affiliate of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University.

Research opportunities

Open to PhD applications in the field of

  • Puritanism, especially John Owen
  • John Nelson Darby
  • Contemporary American evangelicalism

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Research students

PhD Title John Stearne and witchcraft in the 1640s
Country Northern Ireland
   
PhD Title  Covenant theology of James Ussher
Country  USA
   
PhD Title American creationist organisations since the 1970s
Country USA
   
PhD Title Parish discipline in Covenanting Edinburgh
Country Ireland
   
PhD Title Archibald Johnston of Wariston and British Puritanism
Country USA
   
PhD Title Ecclesiology of John Nelson Darby
Country USA
   
PhD Title Benjamin Keach and the hymn-singing controversy
Country Canada

 


Alumni: Where are they now

PhD Title Early English baptists
Country USA
Current Position  Postdoc at North Western University, Chicago 
   

 

 


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