Crawford Gribben

Visiting Professor of Church History

Dr. Crawford Gribben is Professor of Early Modern British History at Queen’s University Belfast. He is the author of several books on puritan and evangelical history, including The Puritan Millennium: Literature and theology 1550-1682 (2000), God’s Irishmen: Theological debates in Cromwellian Ireland (2007), Writing the Rapture: Prophecy fiction in evangelical America (2009), Evangelical millennialism in the trans-Atlantic world, 1500-2000 (2011), and John Owen and English Puritanism: Experiences of defeat (2016). He has been elected a fellow of the Royal Historical Society (2004) and of Trinity College Dublin (2011), serves as co-editor of two series of monographs and edited collections entitled ‘Christianities in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1800‘ (Palgrave Macmillan) and ‘Scottish religious cultures: Historical perspectives‘ (Edinburgh University Press), and teaches on Westminster Theological Seminary’s London ThM program. He is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde (BA and PhD) and Trinity College Dublin (MA).

  • B.A., University of Strathclyde
  • M.A., Trinity College Dublin
  • Ph.D., University of Strathclyde

Books (author)

  • The Puritan Millennium: Literature and Theology 1550-1682 (2000)
  • God’s Irishmen: Theological debates in Cromwellian Ireland (2007)
  • Writing the Rapture: Prophecy fiction in evangelical America (2009)
  • Evangelical millennialism in the trans-Atlantic world, 1500-2000 (2011)
  • John Owen and English Puritanism: Experiences of defeat (2016)

Monographs (co-editor)

  • ‘Christianities in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1800’ (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • ‘Scottish religious cultures: Historical perspectives’ (Edinburgh University Press)