Carmelite Studies - Articles by Author

Here is the list of scholarly articles available on our website, arranged alphabetically by author. Academic enquiries to some scholars can be directed via the Carmelite Projects & Publications Office in York; please click here to send an e-mail.

Kevin Alban, O.Carm.

Kevin is a friar of the British Province. He is a graduate of Oxford University, and completed his doctorate on the spirituality of Thomas Netter at Heythrop College, University of London, in 2009. He has served in Rome as Secretary General and Bursar General of the Order, and as Spiritual Director at the Beda College.

 

Johan Bergström-Allen, T.O.C.
Johan is a lay Carmelite who runs the Projects & Publications Office of the British Province. A graduate of the Universities of York and Oxford, he is researching a doctorate at the University of Lausanne on the literature of the Carmelite friars in medieval England. He is a founding Executive Board member and tutor of the Carmelite Institute of Britain & Ireland (CIBI).
 

 

Richard Copsey, O.Carm.
Richard is a friar of the British Province of Carmelites, a leading historian of the Order, and the author of several books. He is a founding Executive Board member and tutor of the Carmelite Institute of Britain & Ireland (CIBI).

 

Valerie Edden
Valerie Edden was a tutor in the English Department at the University of Birmingham. She is a member of the Academic Board of the Carmelite Institute of Britain & Ireland (CIBI). She has edited a number of medieval Carmelite texts, and is preparing a critical edition of Thomas Scrope's fifteenth-century English translation of Felip Ribot's Decem Libri (Ten Books).

 

Benjamin Gibbs, O.C.D.S.
Ben Gibbs is a Secular Discalced Carmelite living in New Zealand. After teaching at the University of Sussex (1966-92) he became Professor of Philosophy and Chairman of the Department at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand, until his retirement in 2001. He has a particular interest in Edith Stein and has lectured on her extensively.

 

Wilfrid McGreal, O.Carm.
Wilfrid McGreal is a friar of the British Province of Carmelites, and has served as Prior Provincial since 2008.

 

Naoë Kukita Yoshikawa

Professor Yoshikawa is Professor of English Shizuoka University in Japan. She has a particular interest in the medieval pious woman Margery Kempe, on whom she has published several articles and books.