Dr. Cindy Aalders is Director of the John Richard Allison Library and Associate Professor of the History of Christianity. She recently completed doctoral studies at the University of Oxford, where her research focused on the spiritual lives and manuscript cultures of eighteenth-century British women. Her doctoral thesis is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. In addition to numerous journal articles and book chapters, she is the author of To Express the Ineffable: The Hymns and Spirituality of Anne Steele. Her current research explores the religious lives of eighteenth-century children.
Areas of expertise
- 17th-19th century religious history
- Women's and gender history
- Letters and diaries
- Children and religion