Research Profile: John Howard Smith

John Howard Smith: Honorary Research Associate Profile


Research interests

Manuscripts Reviewed


‘A Genuinely Theological Church’, Geoff Thompson

‘On Mission: a history of the development of Juniper, a Uniting Church Community,’ Clare Menck


‘Property and Progress for a Pilgrim People,’ J.M. Owen




Living in the House of God: monastic essays, Margaret Malone, sgs, Tjurunga, Number 91, a review

‘Living by Godly Wisdom: Monasteries and Management in the age of corporatization,’ Studia Anselmania – Roma


Bonhoeffer and Britain, Keith Clements, Tjurunga, Number 90, p.84-86, a Review


An Investigation of RB 53:1-15 and some thoughts on its implications for today, Tjurunga, Vol. 88, 2016, p.23-35.


Rosendo Salvado and Ecumenical Relationships: The Reverend Douglas Boutflower’s 1872 Visit to New Norcia, New Norcia Studies, Number 22, p.44-52.


In Search of Salvado Marking the Bicentenary of Rosendo Salvado, founder of the Benedictine Community of New Norcia, Western Australia, Tjurunga, Number 84, July 2014, p.91-97

Rosendo Salvado Bicentenary Booklet, March 2014


Grace and Grumbling, With Reference to the Rule of St Benedict’ in Immense, Unfathomed, Unconfined, the grace of God creation, church and community, essays in honour of Norman Young, UAP, 2013, p.309-321.


Historical Encyclopaedia of Western Australia, edited by Jenny Gregory and Jan Gothard Entries on the Congregational Church, the Uniting Church, Polio in Western Australia


New Norcia and Federation’ (with Katharine Massam) New Norcia Studies Number 9, New Norcia, September, 2001, p.7-19.


‘Images of God: civil religion and Australia at war 1939-1945’ (with Katharine Massam) Australian Religious Studies Review, Volume II, No 2, Spring 1998, p.57-71.


‘A Brief History of Theological Education in Western Australia, 1829-1985’, in Treloar, G. ed, (1997). The Furtherance of Religious Beliefs: essays on the history of theological education in Australia, [Lucas: an evangelical history review 19/20], Centre for the Study of Australian Christianity, Sydney, p. 44-58.


‘There Was Another Weapon: the churches on the homefront’ (with Katharine Massam) in Gregory, J. ed, (1996), On The Homefront: Western Australia and WorldWar II, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, p.149-161.

‘New Norcia and the History of Theological Education in Western Australia’, New Norcia Studies, No IV, 1996, New Norcia, p.73 to 82.

‘A Bridge between the Sanctuary and the World: reflections on the ministry in Australia as a profession’ Trinity Occasional Papers, Vol XV, No 1, June 1996, p.96-107.


‘Liturgy and Life: Liturgical reforms in the Roman Catholic Church 1832-1962, with special reference to the developments in post-war France’, Australian Journal of Liturgy, Vol. 4, No 1 May 1993, p.187-194.


Part 2, Vol. 3, Number 4, October 1992, p.14-24.


‘Canon Robert Henry Moore: The Church of England in WA and the First World War’ Studies in Western Australian History, Vol. IX, October 1987, UWA, p.65-82.