Dr Andrew J. Newell

Andrew's research interests in the area of literature and theology are broad, and he has delivered lectures and papers at Wycliffe Hall and elsewhere on topics and authors as diverse as eighteenth-century poetry, hymnology, hagiography, museology, literary theory, Charles and John Wesley, William Cowper, Matthew Arnold, T. S. Eliot, Elizabeth Bowen, John le Carré, and Frederick Buechner.

Currently, Andrew is working on a number of research topics, including: theological verse in the eighteenth century, reception of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress in the eighteenth century, and concepts of heaven in the eighteenth century.