Brian Stanley MA PhD
Professor ; World Christianity
Director Centre for the Study of World Christianity
Room 2.02, New College
Edinburgh EH1 2LX
Fax: 0131 650 7952
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Affiliated research centresCentre for the Study of World Christianity
Brian Stanley read history at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and stayed on in Cambridge for his PhD on the place of missionary enthusiasm in Victorian religion. He has taught in theological colleges and universities in London, Bristol, and Cambridge, and from 1996 to 2001 was Director of the Currents in World Christianity Project in the University of Cambridge. He was a Fellow of St Edmund's Collge, Cambridge, from 1996 to 2008, and joined the University of Edinburgh in January 2009.
Professor Stanley has written or edited eight books and numerous articles, mostly in the field of the history of Christian missions. His most recent book is The Global Diffusion of Evangelicalism: The Age of Billy Graham and John Stott (Inter-Varsity Press, 2013). He is currently working on a world history of Christianity in the twentieth century for Princeton University Press.
Editor, Studies in World Christianity (Edinburgh University Press).
Joint series editor, Studies in the History of Christian Missions (Wm. B. Eerdmans).
Member of editorial board, Journal of Ecclesiastical History, Cambridge University Press.