The Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History (OCMCH)

Promoting historic links between Oxford Brookes University and the Methodist Church through archives, artworks, publications and research.

Research – ‘Archives & Research’ series

The Centre is very pleased to announce the launch of ‘Archives & Research’, a new series of introductory guides to our rich collections of archives, artworks, and printed material. Appearing … Continue reading

July 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Research – Dr. Sarah Prendergast awarded Ph.D.

All at the OCMCH are delighted that Dr. Sarah Prendergast has been awarded her Ph.D. at a ceremony held at the Oxford Brookes University Headington Campus on Friday 21 June … Continue reading

June 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Fellows – Dr Matteo Bonifacio, Visiting Research Fellow 2018-2019

Dr Matteo Bonifacio, visiting Research Fellow in the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History for the spring semester 2019. I completed my doctoral studies at the University of Turin … Continue reading

April 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Research – William Gibson on the History of Lambeth Degrees

The Burgon Society has announced the publication of The History of Lambeth Degrees: Sources and Studies, edited by Professor William Gibson. This book examines the history of degrees awarded by the … Continue reading

January 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Digital – British Methodist Buildings to launch in January 2019

In January 2019, the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History will launch an exciting new digitised resource for the study of Methodist heritage. British Methodist Buildings brings together two … Continue reading

December 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Research – Art History student gains curatorial experience at OCMCH

This semester during my independent study module I was given the opportunity to work with Dr Peter Forsaith, Research Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History. I … Continue reading

December 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Events – Methodist Studies Seminar, 8 December 2018

The Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History, Oxford Brookes University, and the Manchester Wesley Research Centre have worked in partnership for several years. In 2012, the centres established a … Continue reading

November 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fellows – Dr Jérôme Grosclaude, Visiting Research Fellow 2017-18

Dr Jérôme Grosclaude, visiting research fellow in the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History for 2017-18, writes of his research for the year; As a French academic working on Modern … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Research – John Wesley, Practical Divinity and the Defence of Literature, by Emma Salgård Cunha

John Wesley (1703-1791), leader of British Methodism, was one of the most prolific literary figures of the eighteenth century, responsible for creating and disseminating a massive corpus of religious literature … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Research – New book on Wesley and Children’s Education by Linda A. Ryan

Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746, primarily because of the importance he himself placed on it. … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

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