About the Author

Roger Lee Brown has served in the ministry of the Church in Wales since 1968. Currently he is a vicar of Welshpool and a cursal canon of St Asaph Cathedral. In addition he is an honorary fellow of the Centre for the Advanced Study of Religion in Wales at the University of Wales, Bangor, and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. A former joint editor of the Journal of Welsh Religious History, he has written a number of books on nineteenth-century Welsh church history, including The Welsh Evangelicals, David Howell: A Pool of Spirituality, Parochial Lives, Ten Clerical Lives and Reclaiming the Wilderness, while he edited The Letter Books of Edward Copleston, Bishop of Llandaff for the South Wales Record Society.