Dr Matthew Mills

Dr Matthew Mills

Visiting Lecturer

Matthew is a theologian and church historian within the Catholic tradition.

He has held lectureships in Theology and Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford, where he remains a Senior Member of Regent’s Park College. In 2020, he was also elected to membership of the Senior Common Room at St Chad’s College, Durham.

Matthew’s research encompasses studies of moral concepts – including victimhood, satisfaction, and forgiveness – as well as the Virgin Mary, monasticism, and the theology of St Anselm.

Website: www.matthewjmills.com

Twitter: @mtwmills


Forgiveness and Restorative Justice, with Myra N. Blyth and Michael H. Taylor (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021)


​‘Section on Restorative Justice’, ed. with Myra N. Blyth, The Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 5.1 (2016), pp. 49-152


​‘A Vindication of Desire: St Anselm, with C. S. Lewis’, The Downside Review 139.2 (2021), pp. 133-144 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/00125806211016795

Mulierem fortem: The Marian Pattern of Christian Discipleship’, in Ross J. Maidment and Matthew J. Mills, eds, Behold Your Mother: The Virgin Mary in recent encounters between Anglicans, Baptists and Catholics (Oxford: Regent’s Park College, forthcoming 2021)

​‘Stephen of Sawley (d. [6 Sept.] 1252)’, in A. Louth, ed., The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 4th edn, forthcoming 2021)

​286 entries revised and updated, in ibid.

​‘In the Barque of Peter: St Anselm’s Ecclesiology’, The Saint Anselm Journal 15.2 (2020), pp. 97-114

Caritatis communionem: Reconciliation through an Ecumenism of Friendship’, in A. Goodliff, A. Clarke and B. Allison-Glenny, eds, Reconciling Rites: Essays in Honour of Myra N. Blyth (Oxford: Regent’s Park College, 2020), pp. 224-240

​‘Stephen of Sawley’s Meditations on Our Lady’s Joys and the Medieval History of the Rosary’, Cistercian Studies Quarterly 50.4 (2015), pp. 424-439