Chapters in books

‘London’s Long Reformation, the Corporation, and St Paul’s’ in Old St Paul’s and Culture eds. Shanyn Altman and Jonathan Buckner  (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), pp. 123-46, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-77267-3_6

‘Nut, Kernels, Wading Lambs and Swimming Elephants: Preachers and their handling of biblical texts’, in The English Bible in the Early Modern World, eds. Tadhg O’Hannachrain and Robert Armstrong (Brill, 2018),  DOI:

‘Confessionalism and Conversion in the Reformation’, in Oxford Handbooks Online, New York: Oxford University Press, published online Oct. 2015, DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199935338.013.73 

‘Ornament and Repetition: Biblical Interpretation in Early Modern English Preaching’, in The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, ed. Kevin Killeen Helen Smith and Rachel Willie (Oxford University Press, 2015), pp. 303-316, ISBN: 9780199686971,  DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199686971.013.19

‘The Paul’s Cross Jeremiad and Other Sermons of Exhortation’, in Paul’s Cross and the culture of persuasion in England, 1520–1640, ed. Torrance Kirby and P G Stanwood (Leiden: Brill, 2014), pp. 421-438, ISBN: 9789004242272,   DOI:

The ‘Challenge Controversy’ and the question of authority in the early Elizabethan church’, in The Search for Authority in the Reformation, eds Elaine Fulton, Helen Parish and Peter Webster (Ashgate, January 2014), pp. 147-169, ISBN: 97809408543.

‘Episcopal Chaplains and Control of the Media’, in The Cultural Agency of Chaplains in Early Modern England, eds Hugh Adlington, Tom Lockwood and Gillian Wright (Manchester University Press, 2013), pp. 64-82. ISBN 9780719088346.

‘Paul’s Cross: Context, Occasion, Significance’, in English Past and Present: Selected papers from the IAUPE Malta Conference in 2010 ed. Wolfgang Viereck (Frankfurt-am-Mein: Peter Lang, 2012), ISBN: 09783631638958, pp. 49-56, DOI:

‘Sermons, Primers and Prayer books’, in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, vol. 1, Beginnings to 1660, ed. Joad Raymond (Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 492-510; ISBN: 019928704X.

‘Presenting James VI and I to the public: preaching on political anniversaries at Paul’s Cross’, in James VI and I: Ideas, Authority, and Government, ed. Ralph Houlbrooke (Ashgate, 2006), pp. 107- 121, ISBN: 0754654109, DOI:

‘John Donne as a conventional Paul’s Cross Preacher’, in John Donne’s Professional Lives, ed. David Colclough (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2003), pp. 159-178, ISBN 978-0859917759.

‘Elect nations and prophetic preaching: types and examples in the Paul’s Cross Jeremiad’, The English Sermon Revised, ed. Peter McCullough and Lori Anne Ferrell (Manchester University Press, 2000), pp. 43-58; ISBN: 07190 54494.