Louise Nelstrop

Louise NelstropProgramme Leader, MA Christian Spirituality

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Louise Nelstrop is Programme Leader for the MA in Christian Spirituality at Sarum College. Her main research interests are medieval mysticism and practical theology, particularly as it relates to the emerging church and to healthcare. She previously taught at Regent’s Park College, Oxford, where she had a Junior Research Fellowship.

Research Interests


  • Mystical Theology;
  • The Middle English Mystics;
  • Victorine and Cisterican Spirituality;
  • Ecclesiology and Practical Theology;
  • Emerging Church and Fresh Expression Initiative in the UK and Thailand

Most Recent Publications


  • L. Nelstrop with K. Magill and Bradley B. Onishi, An Introduction to Christian Mysticism: Exploring Modern Philosophical/Theological Approaches (2009 Ashgate).
  • L. Nelstrop and M. Percy, Evaluating Fresh Expressions: Explorations in Emerging Church (2008 SCM Canterbury)