Bruce Hindmarsh, DPhil (Oxford)
James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology
Regent College, Vancouver


Bruce Hindmarsh took his D.Phil. degree in theology 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, the Journal of Ecclesiastical History, and the Huntington Library Quarterly. He is the author of three major books: John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition (Oxford University Press, 1996), The Evangelical Conversion Narrative (Oxford University Press, 2005), and The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2017). Bruce has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards, research grants and fellowships.  He has also been a Mayers Research Fellow at the Huntington Library and a holder of the Henry Luce III Theological Fellowship.  

A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is a past-president of the American Society of Church History.

He teaches the history of Christian spirituality, and speaks often to lay audiences as well as preaching in his own church and elsewhere.  A former staff worker for Youth for Christ and an active lay member of an Anglican Church, he is married to Carolyn, and they have three children: Bethany, Matthew and Sam.