Churchman (journal)

Churchman is an evangelical Anglican academic journal published by the Church Society. It was formerly known as The Churchman and started in 1880 as a monthly periodical before moving to quarterly publication in 1920.[1] The name change to "Churchman" came in 1977.[2] The editor-in-chief is Peter Jensen.

Edited byGerald Bray
Publication details
Former name(s)
The Churchman
Church Society (United Kingdom)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Churchman

Early editors included Walter Purton (1880–92), William McDonald Sinclair (1892–1901), Augustus Robert Buckland (1901–02), Henry Wace (1902–05), William Griffith Thomas (1905–10) and Guy Warman, jointly, from 1910 to 1914.[3]

Contributors to Churchman have included: J. C. Ryle, J. Stafford Wright, C. Sydney Carter, Geoffrey W. Bromiley, Philip Edgecumbe Hughes, Arthur Pollard, J. I. Packer, Alan Stibbs, John Stott, Roger Beckwith and J. A. Motyer.[4]

Among contributors have been Mary Strong, who in her introduction to "Letter of the Scattered Brotherhood" state she submitted and were published in The Churchman across a span of 14 years letters and writings from anonymous writings of genuine religious experience. These were later published in a collection: "Letters of the Scattered Brotherhood", 1948, New York, Harper & Row and subsq. The copyright continues.


  1. Wolffe, John (1988). "The First Century of The Churchman" (PDF). Churchman. 102 (3). Retrieved 24 October 2011.
  2. [Nixon, R. E.] (1977). "Editorial" (PDF). Churchman. 90 (1). Retrieved 23 February 2016. (subheading: "Churchman"), p. 5.
  3. "The First Century of The Churchman" (PDF). Retrieved 15 November 2013.
  4. Churchman back articles

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