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A warm welcome to “Historically Speaking,” the main online presence of John S. Oakes, historian!

I am an Adjunct Professor in the Department of History at Simon Fraser University. Until mid-2014, I was  a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Divinity School, following a Visiting Fellowship at Yale Divinity School. I have a PhD. in history from Simon Fraser University (2008) and four Master’s degrees in classics, history and theology.

My book, Conservative Revolutionaries, which was first published by Pickwick Publications (an imprint of Wipf and Stock) and has now been reissued by James Clarke & Cois a study of the religious and political thought of the 18th century Boston ministers, Charles Chauncy and Jonathan Mayhew.


CONSERVATIVE REVOLUTIONARIES IS AVAILABLE ONLINE.

FOR THE UK EDITION, SEE  HERE!


My primary academic interests are in the history of colonial and revolutionary American religion, of Anglicanism, evangelicalism and the Protestant Reformation. Here you will find details of all my ongoing academic projects and publications, as well as a summary CV and details of my teaching experience.

I hope that you enjoy this site and find it helpful and informative. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or comments about my work.

With best wishes!

DR. JOHN S. OAKES