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 Karen Smith

Karen Smith

Honorary Senior Tutor in Theology

School of History, Archaeology and Religion


Research interests

  • Baptist life and spirituality
  • Regional Baptist historiography
  • Spirituality and Pastoral Practice
  • Nonconformity in England, 1660-1830
  • Eighteenth Century religion and culture
  • Women and Nonconformity in the Nineteenth Century


  • RT4103: The Story of Christianity
  • RT4104: An Introduction to Christian Spirituality
  • RT4202: Life Together in Christian Community
  • RT4203: Denomination, Dialogue & Distinctiveness (Team Taught Module)
  • RT4313: A History of Christian Spirituality

Research supervision

I am interested in possible research supervision in the following areas. Please contact me for further information.

  • Eighteenth Century British Nonconformity
  • Nineteenth Century British Nonconformity (particularly exploring the place of women)
  • Baptist History