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Geordan Hammond

Geordan Hammond BA, MA, PhD (Manchester), FRHistS

Senior Lecturer in Church History and Wesley Studies and Director of the Manchester Wesley Research Centre

Email: ghammond@nazarene.ac.uk

My teaching is inspired by reflecting on what the ‘great cloud of witnesses’ throughout the history of the church have to say to us today.

I am Senior Lecturer in Church History and Wesley Studies and Director of the Manchester Wesley Research Centre (MWRC). I am co-editor of Wesley and Methodist Studies, an Honorary Research Fellow of The University of Manchester and Australasian Centre for Wesleyan Research, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. I serve on the editorial board of Methodist Review and the committees of the Church of England Record Society, Methodist-related Theological Schools in Europe, and Wesley Historical Society, and am co-convenor of the Wesley Studies group for the 2018 Oxford Institute of Methodist Theological Studies.

I teach and supervise in the areas of church history and Methodist/Wesleyan studies. I would welcome enquiries from prospective doctoral students in Methodist/Wesleyan studies and other areas of church history and historical theology.

In April 2017 I completed a period of research leave on an ongoing project aimed at producing a scholarly edition of George Whitefield’s (1714-1770) correspondence. My recent publications include, George Whitefield: Life, Context, and Legacy, co-edited with David Ceri Jones (Oxford University Press, 2016) and John Wesley in America: Restoring Primitive Christianity (Oxford University Press, 2014).

For further details, visit: http://www.mwrc.ac.uk/hammond/