Dr David Jones

BA Ph.D. (Cymru) FRHistS

Dr David Jones

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Head of Department (History & Welsh History)

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Dr David C Jones BA PhD (Wales) is an historian of the early modern British Atlantic World, with a specific focus on the eighteenth century, and the development of trans-Atlantic Protestant identities. Some of his work has a Welsh focus, but he is committed to setting developments in Wales in wider British and Atlantic contexts.

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David’s research is currently focused on the trans-Atlantic revivalist, George Whitefield (1714-70). He is the Director of a project entitled ‘George Whitefield and Trans-Atlantic Protestantism’, and currently in receipt of a major two-year project grant from the Leverhulme Trust, which aims to produce the first scholarly edition of the extensive correspondence of George Whitefield. This edition will be published in seven volumes by Oxford University Press from 2018. David also co-organised the ‘George Whitefield at 300’ conference at Pembroke College, Oxford in June 2014, and has recently published George Whitefield: Life, Legacy and Context (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). David is also currently preparing two edited volumes: the Routledge Companion to the History of Evangelicalism to be published in 2018, and a volume of essays entitled Evangelicalism and its Historians, also to be published by Routledge in 2018. In addition, he is co-ordinating a multi-authored history of

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  • Monday 2.00-3.00
  • Tuesday 2.00-3.00
  • Thursday 2.00-3.00

Publications

George Whitefield and Heart ReligionJones, D. C. 2016 Heart Religion: Evangelical Piety in England & Ireland, 1690-1850. Coffey, J. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 93-11219 p.
George Whitefield: Life, Context, and LegacyHammond, G. & Jones, D. C. 2016 Oxford: Oxford University Press. 352 p.
'Evangelical resurgence in the Church in Wales in the Mid-Twentieth Century'Jones, D. C. 2014 Andrew Atherstone and John Maiden (eds), Evangelicalism and the Church of England in the Twentieth Century. Atherstone, A. & Maiden, J. (eds.). Boydell & Brewer, (Studies in Modern British Religious History)
Calvinistic Methodism and the Reformed Tradition in Eighteenth-Century WalesJones, D. C. 2014 Christianities in the Early Modern Celtic World. Ó hAnnracháin, T. & Armstrong, R. (eds.). Houndmills (Palgrave): Springer Nature, p. 164-17815 p.
The Religious History of Wales: Religious Life and Practice in Wales from the Seventeenth Century to the Present DayAllen, R. C., Jones, D. C. & Hughes, T. O. 2014 Welsh Academic Press. 293 p.
‘Some of the Grandest and Most Illustrious Beauties of the Reformation’: John Elias and the Battle over Calvinism in Early-Nineteenth-Century Welsh MethodismJones, D. C. 2014 In : Bulletin of the John Rylands Library.90, 1, p. 113-13422 p.
Nonconformists and Home MissionJones, D. 2013 T&T Clark Companion to Nonconformity . Pope, R. (ed.). Bloomsbury Publishing, p. 353-38028 p.
ABC of NonconformityJones, D. 2013 T&T Clark Companion to Nonconformity . London: Bloomsbury Publishing, p. 535-700166 p.
Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the United Kingdom during the Twentieth CenturyBebbington, D. & Jones, D. C. 2013 Oxford University Press. 432 p.
'"So much idolized by some and railed at by others": Towards understanding George Whitefield'Jones, D. C. 2013 Wesley and Methodist Studies.Vol. 5, p. 3-2926 p.
The Elect Methodists: Calvinistic Methodism in England and Wales, 1735‑1811Jones, D. C., White, E. M. & Schlenther, B. S. 2012 Cardiff: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press. 320 p.
Engaging with Martyn Lloyd-Jones: The Life and Legacy of ‘the Doctor’Atherstone, A. (ed.) & Jones, D. C. (ed.) 2011 Nottingham: Apollos. 376 p.
'"Like the Time of the Apostles": the Fundamentalist Mentality in Eighteenth-Century Welsh EvangelicalismJones, D. C. 2011 In : Cylchgrawn Hanes Cymru | Welsh History Review.25, 3, p. 374-40027 p.
'Welsh evangelicals, the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world and the creation of a "Christian Republick"'Jones, D. C. 2011 Wales and the British Overseas Empire: Interactions and Influences, 1650-1830. Bowen, H. V. (ed.). Manchester University Press, p. 87-11326 p.
'Sure the time here now is like New England': What happened when the Welsh Calvinistic Methodists read Jonathan Edwards?Minkema, K., Neele, A., Andel, K. V. & Jones, D. C. 2011 p. 49-6213 p.
'John Lewis and the promotion of the international evangelical revival, 1735-56'Jones, D. C. 2009 Dyfed Wyn Roberts (ed.), Revival, Renewal and the Holy Spirit. Roberts, D. W. (ed.). Paternoster Press, p. 13-2614 p.
'"Transcripts of my heart": Welsh Methodists, Popular Piety and the International Evangelical Revival, 1738-1750'Jones, D. C. 2009 Joan Allen and Richard C. Allen (eds), Faith of our Fathers: Popular Culture and Belief in Post-Reformation England, Ireland and Wales.Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 95-11722 p.
'"We are of Calvinistical principles": How Calvinist was early Calvinistic Methodism?'Jones, D. C. 2009 In : The Welsh Journal of Religious History.4, p. 37-5417 p.
John Lewis and the promotion of the international evangelical revival, 17351756Jones, D. 2009 Revival, Renewal and the Holy Spirit. Roberts, D. W. (ed.). Milton Keynes: Paternoster Press, 1326 p. (Studies in Evangelical History & Thought)
'Narratives of Conversion in English Calvinistic Methodism'Jones, D. C. 2008 Revival and Resurgence in Christian History: Studies in Church History. Cooper, K. & Gregory, J. (eds.). Boydell & Brewer, Vol. 44, p. 128-4113 p.
Calvinistic Methodism and the origins of evangelicalism in EnglandJones, D. C. 2008 The Advent of Evangelicalism: Exploring Historical Continuities. Haykin, M. A. G. & Stewart, K. J. (eds.). B&H Academic, p. 103-12825 p.
'"A Glorious Morn"?: Methodism and the Rise of Evangelicalism in Wales, 1735-1762'Jones, D. C. 2008 British Evangelical Identities Past and Present, Volume 1: Aspects of the History and Sociology of Evangelicalism in Britain and Ireland. Smith, M. (ed.). Paternoster Press, p. 97-11316 p.
'Fictional Selves in the life and writings of Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg, 1747-1826')'.Jones, D. C. 2008 In : Cylchgrawn Hanes Cymru | Welsh History Review.24, 1, p. 29-5132 p.
The Correspondence of Iolo Morganwg, 1770-1826Jones, D. C., Jenkins, G. H. & Jones, F. M. 2007 Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press.
'Some women's voices in early English and Welsh Calvinistic Methodism'Jones, D. C. 2007 In : Cylchgrawn Hanes: Historical Society of the Presbyterian Church of Wales.31, p. 37-5114 p.
The Letters of Edward Williams ‘Iolo Morganwg’Jones, D. 2007 Cardiff: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press.
Iolo Morganwg and the Welsh rural landscapeJones, D. 2005 A rattleskull genius: The many faces of Iolo Morganwg.Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press, p. 227-25024 p.
'Iolo Morganwg and the Welsh Rural landscape'Jones, D. C. 2005 Geraint H. Jenkins (ed.), A Rattleskull Genius: The Many Faces of Iolo Morganwg.Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press, p. 227-5023 p.
A Glorious Work in the World: Welsh Methodism and the International Evangelical Revival, 1735-1750Jones, D. 2004 Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press.
'A Glorious Work in the World': Welsh Methodism and the International Evangelical Revival, 1735-1750Jones, D. C. 2004 Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press.
'"Mere Humbug": Iolo Morganwg and the Board of Agriculture, 1796-1815'Jones, D. C. 2004 In : Trafodion Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas y Cymmrodorion | Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion.10, p. 76-9721 p.
“The Lord did give me a particular honour to make [me] a peacemaker”: Howel Harris, John Wesley and Methodist infighting, 1739-1750Jones, D. 2003 In : Bulletin of the John Rylands Library.p. 73-8816 p.
'"The Lord did give me a particular honour to make [me] a peacemaker": Howel Harris, John Wesley and Methodist Infighting, 1739-1750Jones, D. C. 2003 In : Bulletin of the John Rylands Library.85, 2 and 3, p. 73-9825 p.
The Board of Agriculture, Walter Davies (‘Gwallter Mechain’) and Cardiganshire, c. 1794-1815Jones, D. 2001 In : Ceredigion : Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society.14, 1