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Research interests

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, Luther and Lutheran orthodoxy, and the Scottish and English Reformations.

Other information

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. 

  

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Research Output

Brill’s Companion to the Reformation in Geneva

Balserak, J., 6 Apr 2020, (Submitted) Brill Academic Publishers.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

Calvin, John

Balserak, J., 28 Feb 2020, (Submitted) Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Louth, A. (ed.). 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Calvinism

Balserak, J., 28 Feb 2020, (Submitted) Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Louth, A. (ed.). 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Supervised Work

A Field the Lord hath Blessed: the Person, Works, Life and Polemical Ecclesiology of Richard Field, DD, 1561‐1616

Author: Wilkins, V., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Balserak, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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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

Supervisor: Austin, K. (Supervisor) & Balserak, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy (MPhil)

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