Dr Leif Dixon

​Research interests:

My research focuses on religious culture in late sixteenth and early seventeenth century England. My current work is about early modern attitudes to atheism. 


  • William Perkins: The Ambivalent Demonologist

  • 'England’s ‘atheistical generation’: Orthodoxy and unbelief in the revolutionary period'

  • Practical Predestinarians in England, 1590-1640

  • William Perkins, 'Atheisme', and the Cries of England's Long Reformation

  • Richard Greenham and the Calvinist Construction of God