Research Output per year
Jon Balserak teaches and studies the history of Christianity in the Renaissance and Early Modern period, with special attention to the Reformations in France and Geneva, dissimulation and lying, the history of prophecy, the interpretation of the Bible, and John Calvin and Calvinism.
He would be interested in supervising PhD students who wish to work on any subject overlapping with the research interests set out above. In addition, he supervises research on seventeenth century puritanism, Lutheran orthodoxy, and the Scottish and English Reformations.
Jon Balserak has taught at University of Bristol since 2008. He was born in Washington D.C. and completed his doctoral work at University of Edinburgh with David F. Wright as his PhD supervisor. He was a research fellow at Birmingham University before moving to Bristol.
A Field the Lord hath Blessed: the Person, Works, Life and Polemical Ecclesiology of Richard Field, DD, 1561‐1616Author: Wilkins, V., 23 Jan 2019
Supervisor: Balserak, J. (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Christian Philosemitism in England from Cromwell to the Jew Bill, 1656-1753. A Study in Jewish and Christian Identity.Author: Curtis, R., 28 Nov 2019
Student thesis: Master's Thesis › Master of Philosophy (MPhil)