Edited Books

Manuscript Sermons & Treatises of William Perkins. Edited by Matthew N. Payne, & J. Stephen Yuille. Grand Rapids: Reformed Heritage Books, forthcoming 2022.

The Theology of William Perkins. Edited by Joel R. Beeke, Matthew N. Payne, & J. Stephen Yuille. Grand Rapids: Reformed Heritage Books, forthcoming 2022.
(Editor and contributor of chapter: ‘Sin and Grace’)

William Perkins’ A Golden Chain. Edited by Mark Smith and Matthew Payne. Lansvale: Tulip Publishing, 2020.
ISBN: 9780648725053

Academic Journal Articles

‘The Anglican Doctrine of Perseverance’. The Global Anglican 135/3 (2021): forthcoming.
[formerly The Churchman]

‘William Perkins’s Doctrines of Faith and Assurance through the Lens of Early-Modern Faculty Psychology’. Westminster Theological Journal (2021): forthcoming.

‘“You Have Overcome”: Post-Crisis Assurance and the ‘Tests of Life’ Reading of 1 John’. Reformed Theological Review 79/3 (December 2020): forthcoming.

‘The Doctrines of Election and Perseverance in 1 Thessalonians 1-3’. Reformed Theological Review 79/1 (April 2020): 17-37.

Academic Fellowships

Advanced Theological Studies Fellowship (ATSF), June 2020. Theological University of the Reformed Churches, Kampen (Netherlands).

Conference Papers

‘What Story Should I be Telling? Framing a Narrative Context for the English Church of the 1590s.’
21 November 2019
University of Sydney History Conference

‘John Whitgift and the Theological Boundaries of the English Church’
28 August 2019
Reformation Anglicanism Symposium
Moore Theological College, Sydney.

‘The Progress of Grace in the Faculties of the Soul: Faith & Assurance in the Theology of William Perkins’.
14 July 2018
Theology Connect Conference, Sydney

Academic Book Reviews

Review Article of: Joel R. Beeke & Derek W.H. Thomas (gen. eds.), The Works of William Perkins (10 vols; Grand Rapids: Reformed Heritage Books, 2014-2020) in Themelios (forthcoming, 2021).

Review of: David D. Hall, The Puritans: A Transatlantic History. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019), &
Michael P. Winship, Hot Protestants: A History of Puritanism in England and America. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018) in Churchman (forthcoming, 2020).

Review of: William Peter Stephens, The Theology of Heinrich Bullinger. (eds. Joe Mock & Jim West. Reformed Historical Theology 59. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2019) in The Journal of Ecclesiastical History (TBA, 2020).

Review of: Jay T. Collier, Debating Perseverance: The Augustinian Heritage in Post-Reformation England. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018) in Sixteenth Century Journal (2020): TBA.

Review of: Green, Samuel. Where to Start with Islam: A New Approach to Engaging with Muslim Friends. Kingsford: Matthias Media, 2019) in Reformed Theological Review 79/2 (August 2020): 151-2.

Review of: Godfrey, W. Robert. Saving the Reformation: The Pastoral Theology of the Canons of Dort. (Orlando: Reformation Trust, 2019) in Themelios 45/1 (2020): 164-5. [online]

December 2019. Review of: Gerald L. Bray, Doing Theology with the Reformers. (Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 2019) in Themelios 44/3 (2019): 587-9. [online]

July 2019. Review of: W.B. Patterson, Thomas Fuller: Discovering England’s Religious Past. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018) in The Journal of Ecclesiastical History 70/3 (July, 2019): 644-645.

April 2019. Review of: Joel R. Beeke, Debated Issues in Sovereign Predestination: Early Lutheran Predestination, Calvinian Reprobation, and Variations in Genevan Lapsarianism. (Reformed Historical Theology 42. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2017) in Themelios 44/1 (2019): 156-8. [online]

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