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Andrew Atherstone

Andrew Atherstone is Latimer research fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and a member of Oxford University’s faculty of theology and religion. He has published widely on the history of evangelicalism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Andrew studied mathematics and theology at Christ’s College, Cambridge, followed by a doctorate in ecclesiastical history at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He was ordained in 2001 as curate of Christ Church, Abingdon, near Oxford, and four years later joined the Latimer Trust (an Anglican evangelical research institute) as research fellow. He returned to Wycliffe Hall to teach in 2007, and is a member of Oxford University’s Faculty of theology and Religion, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He is also associate minister in Eynsham and Cassington, two villages in West Oxfordshire, where he lives with his wife, Catherine and their three children.

He is a member of the Church of England’s General Synod., and currently serves on the Faith and Order Commission, the Liturgical Commission, and the Council for Christian Unity. Andrew’s main research explores Anglicanism and Evangelicalism from the 18th Century to the present.