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Publications

A full list of publications may be found here.

BOOKS

Reformation Without End: Religion, Politics and the Past in Post-Revolutionary England (Manchester: Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2018).

God in the Enlightenment, eds. William J. Bulman and Robert G. Ingram (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Between Sovereignty and Anarchy: The Politics of Violence in the American Revolutionary Era, eds. Patrick Griffin, Robert G. Ingram, Peter Onuf and Brian Schoen (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press 2015). 

Religion, Reform and Modernity in the Eighteenth Century: Thomas Secker and the Church of England (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2017). 

Religious Identities in Britain, 1660–1832, eds. William Gibson and Robert G. Ingram (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005).

ARTICLES & BOOK CHAPTERS

'The Church of England, 1714–1783', in Establishment and Empire: The Development of Anglicanism, 1662–1829, ed. Jeremy Gregory (Oxford Handbook of Anglicanism, volume 2) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2017), 49–67.

'Religion, Enlightenment an the Paradox of Innovation, c. 1650–1750' (with William J. Bulman), in Religion and Innovation: Antagonists or Partners?, ed. Donald Yerxa (London: Bloomsbury, 2016), 100–112. 

'Conyers Middleton's Cicero: Enlightenment, Scholarship and Polemic', in Brill's Companion to the Reception of Cicero, ed. William H.F. Altman (Leiden: Brill, 2015), 95–123.

'Representing and Misrepresenting the History of Puritanism in Eighteenth-Century England', in The Church on its Past (Studies in Church History, 49), eds. Peter Clarke and Charlotte Methuen (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2013), 202–215. 

‘“From barbarism to civility, from darkness to light”: Preaching Empire as Sacred History’, in The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon, 1689–1901, eds. Keith Francis and William Gibson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), 481–496.

‘“Popish Cut-Throats against us”: Papists, Protestants and the Problem of Allegiance in Eighteenth- Century Ireland’, in From the Reformation to the Permissive Society. A Miscellany in Celebration of the 400th Anniversary of Lambeth Palace Library [The Church of England Record Society], ed. Stephen Taylor (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2010), 151–209. 

‘Nature, History and the Search for Order: The Boyle Lectures, 1730–1785’, in God’s Bounty? The Churches and the Natural World (Studies in Church History, 46), eds. Tony Claydon and Peter Clarke (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2010), 276–292. 

‘“The weight of historical evidence”: Conyers Middleton and the Eighteenth-Century Miracles Debate’, in Religion, Politics and Dissent, 1660–1832, eds. William Gibson and Robert Cornwall (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010), 85–109. 

‘“The clergy who affect to call themselves orthodox”: Thomas Secker and the Defence of Anglican Orthodoxy, 1758–68’, Discipline and Diversity (Studies in Church History, 43), eds. Kate Cooper and Jeremy Gregory (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2007), 342–353. 

‘Sykes’s Shadow: Thoughts on the Recent Historiography of the Church of England’, CROMOHS (2007). 

“The trembling Earth is God’s Herald”: earthquakes, religion, and public life in Britain during the 1750s’, in The Lisbon earthquake of 1755: Representations and reactions (SVEC 2005:02), eds. Theodore E.D. Braun and John B. Radner (Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2005), 97–115. 

‘William Warburton, Divine Action, and Enlightened Christianity’, in Religious Identities in Britain, 1660–1832, 97–117. 

‘Introduction’ (with William Gibson) in Religious Identities in Britain, 1660–1832, 1–7. 

‘Archbishop Thomas Secker, Anglican identity, and relations with foreign Protestants in the mid- eighteenth century’, in From Strangers to Citizens: Immigrant Communities in Britain, Ireland and Colonial America, 1550–1750, eds. Randolph Vigne and Charles Middleton (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2001), 527–538. 

REVIEW ESSAYS

‘Betraying the Word’, Fides et Historia 44:2 (Summer/Fall 2012), 101–110.

‘From the New to the Old Whigs’, Claremont Review of Books 8:2 (Spring 2008), 48–50. 

‘Parliamentary Men, Then and Now’, The University Bookman 44:4 (Fall 2006), 19–23.