Bruce Hindmarsh

James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology, Regent College


Bruce Hindmarsh took his DPhil degree at Oxford University in 1993. From 1995 to 1997, he was also a research fellow at Christ Church, Oxford. He has since published and spoken widely to international audiences on the history of early British evangelicalism. His articles have appeared in respected academic journals such as Church History and the Journal of Ecclesiastical History, and he is the author of two major books of his own: John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition (Eerdmans, 2001) and The Evangelical Conversion Narrative (Oxford University Press, 2008). Bruce Hindmarsh has received numerous teaching awards, research grants, and fellowships. In recent years, he has been a Mayers Research Fellow at the Huntington Library and a holder of the Henry Luce III Theological Fellowship, and he is presently engaged in a research project on early evangelical spirituality. In January 2012, Bruce Hindmarsh was appointed as the incoming President of the American Society of Church History. The appointment finished on December 31, 2014, and included one year as President-Elect and another year as Past-President. An active lay member of the Anglican Church, he is married to Carolyn Hindmarsh, and they have three children: Bethany, Matthew, and Sam. He enjoys running on the trails and beaches of Vancouver.


Contributions by Bruce Hindmarsh

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Lovers in a Dangerous Time: Reflections on the Moral Sources of our Intellectual Life

September 23, 2017

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End of Faith as its Beginning: A Christ-Centered Developmental Spirituality

May 10, 2014

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Abstinence, Intensity, and Love // Dust No. 26

April 19, 2014

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Holy and Happy?

March 9, 2014

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Past Watchful Dragons: Learning Spiritual Formation from C.S. Lewis

November 25, 2013

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A Faith 3,000 miles wide, but 1 inch deep – James Houston and Bruce Hindmarsh

November 25, 2013

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Lord, Help Me to Forget Myself – James Houston and Bruce Hindmarsh on Self-Consciousness and Psychotherapy

November 25, 2013

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The Glory of a Human Being Truly Alive – James Houston and Bruce Hindmarsh on Christian Psychology

November 25, 2013

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Exploring Spirituality in the Intimate, Personal and at the Margins – Bruce Hindmarsh on the Future of Spiritual Formation

November 25, 2013

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Conversation with James Houston and Bruce Hindmarsh (Full Interview)

November 25, 2013

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Thriving Humans or Happy Pagans?: The Limits of Psychology – James Houston and Bruce Hindmarsh

November 25, 2013

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The History of Spiritual Formation – James Houston and Bruce Hindmarsh

November 25, 2013

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Read Old Books, Be Counter-Cultural – James Houston and Bruce Hindmarsh

November 25, 2013

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How to Pray Without Ceasing – James Houston and Bruce Hindmarsh

November 25, 2013

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The Rise, Decline, and Recovery of the Human Soul – Bruce Hindmarsh

November 25, 2013

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Busyness is Moral Laziness – James Houston and Bruce Hindmarsh

November 25, 2013

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