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Donald M. Lewis

Professor, Church History
BA, DipEd (Bishop's University), MCS (Regent), DPhil (Oxford)
Don Lewis is an alumnus of Regent College who went on to do doctoral work at Oxford University before coming back to Regent as a faculty member. Don Lewis is a specialist in the history of evangelicalism in the Victorian era and has written and published extensively in this area. He has written numerous articles and book reviews for both popular and academic periodicals, including Fides Et Historia and The American Historical Review. He has recently completed a book on the nineteenth-century background to the rise of Christian Zionism: The Origins of Christian Zionism: Evangelical Support for a Jewish Homeland. Don Lewis has served as Regent’s Academic Dean, and is currently the Secretary of the College’s Anglican Studies Program. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He and his wife Lindi have three children.

Areas of expertise

  • Evangelicalism in Victorian England
  • Christian Philosemitism & Christian Zionism
  • Global Evangelicalism
  • History of Pastoral Ministry: The Lives and Wellness of Pastors

Media & Publications

  • Lighten Their Darkness: The Evangelical Mission to Working-Class London, 1828-1860 Book Publication
  • Dictionary of Evangelical Biography: 1730-1860 (editor) Book Publication
  • The Origins of Christian Zionism: Evangelical Support for a Jewish Homeland Book Publication
  • Christianity Reborn: The Global Expansion of Evangelicalism in the Twentieth Century Book Publication
  • The Future Shape of Anglican Ministry (with J.I. Packer) Book Publication
  • Evangelicals and Jews Together: The Origins of Christian Zionism Audio Publication