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Research features

How Cromwell’s Irish terror helped a bloodthirsty preacher teach tolerance,” Irish Times, 6 December 2017.

Thinking about Martin Luther on Reformation day,” QUB Public History blog, 31 October 2017.

Ruby Ridge: 25 years since the siege that fired up the US’s radical right,” The Conversation, 25 August 2017.

Reformation Divided review: Those who went their own way,” Irish Times, February 2017.

American’s village atheists,” The American Interest, 13 January 2017.

Evangelicals, politics, and theocracy: a lesson from the English revolution,” OUP blog, May 2016.

Holy nation: America, born again,” The American Interest (March/April 2016), pp. 11-17.

Apocalypse now: What Islamic State and Pope Francis have in common,” The Conversation (26 March 2015)

The Christian America that never was,” The American Interest, December 2014.

Apocalypse still,” The American Interest 7:4 (March/April 2012), p. 108-114.


The future of Northern Ireland: Brexit and EU borders,” The American Interest, 5 December 2017.

The future of Northern Ireland: What is going wrong?” Foreign Policy Research Institute, 22 August 2017

How a British minority government can unite three kingdoms,” The American Conservative, 20 June 2017.

Pride and prejudice in Northern Ireland,” The American Interest, 15 June 2017.

The UK elections: Politics, religion and the future of Northern Ireland,” Foreign Policy Research Institute, 14 June 2017

Brexiting Britain,” The American Interest, December 2016.

The Upside of a “Yes” Vote,” The American Interest, 16 September 2014.


Becoming John Owen: A puritan among evangelicals,” Andrew Fuller conference: “Diversity of dissent,” SBTS, Louisville, KY, September 2016.

John Owen, baptism and the Baptists,” Strict Baptist Historical Society, London, March 2015.