Dr Roger Haydon MitchellHonorary Researcher
BA Hons Lancaster: English with Religious Studies
MA Lancaster: International Literature and Society 1910-45
PhD Lancaster: Religious Studies
PPR440 Postgraduate distance learning module Political Theology for Peace
Open to PhD proposals in the general area of the above research interests
Member of the Society for the Study of Theology
Member of the Society for Pentecostal Studies
Member of the Anabaptist Theology Forum
Member of Pentecostals and Charismatics for Peace and Justice
External Partnerships Coordinator Richardson Institute www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/centres/richinst/
Co-director 2MT, a charitable trust committed to managing change http://www.2mt.org.uk
Church Gospel and Empire: How the Politics of Sovereignty Impregnated the West. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2011.
The Fall of the Church Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2013.
Discovering Kenarchy: Contemporary Resources for the Politics of Love. Eugene, Oregon, Wipf and Stock, 2014.
"Authority Without Sovereignty" in Carroll, Kerkwijk, Kirwan& Sweeney, eds. Towards a Kenotic Vision for the Catholic Church. The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2015.
Previous Publications [within the Pentecostal-Charismatic Christian subculture]:
The Kingdom Factor. Basingstoke, Hants: Marshall Pickering, 1986.
Radical Church Planting. With Roger Ellis. Cambridge: Crossway Books, 1992.
The Sins of the Fathers. With Brian Mills. Tonbridge, Kent: Sovereign World, 1999.
Target Europe. With Sue Mitchell. Tonbridge, Kent: Sovereign World, 2001.
Political theology, theopolitics of the left and applied kenotics.
The politics of positive peace.
The development and testing of kenarchy, an inclusive, incarnational, love-based politics for peace.
PhD Supervision Interests
Currently working on a funding bid for a joint research project into the New Politics with Prof Chris Baker of TRS Chester if successful will be looking for PhD researchers in 2016.
Authority without sovereignty: towards a reassessment of divine power
Mitchell, R.H. 16/06/2015 In: Towards a Kenotic Vision of Authority in the Catholic Church. Washington DC, USA : The Council for Research in Values and Philosohy p. 41-52. 12 p. ISBN: 9781565182936.
Naked life, self-transcendence, enemy love and peace for the city
Mitchell, R.H. 2015
Discovering Kenarchy: contemporary resources for the politics of love
Mitchell, R.H., Tomlin Arram, J. 2014 Eugene, oregon, USA : Wipf & Stock. 106 p. ISBN: 9781498200608.
Progressing love for one’s enemy as a primary motive for the politics of peace
Mitchell, R.H. 2014
The fall of the church
Mitchell, R.H. 2013 Eugene, Oregon, USA : Wipf & Stock. 112 p. ISBN: 9781620329283.
Church, gospel and empire: how the politics of sovereignty impregnated the west
Mitchell, R.H. 2011 Eugene, Oregon, USA : Wipf & Stock. 258 p. ISBN: 9781610977449.