On this page you’ll find various essays written by Nathan. The essays cover the following subject areas: academic, religious history, and literature.
Nathan won the M. Wynn Thomas Prize ‘New Scholar Category’ in 2016 with his essay ‘Ann heard Him speak, and Pantycelyn’: The Unexpected Relationship between R. S. Thomas and the Calvinistic Methodists’. It was later published in The International Journal of Welsh Writing in English (2018).
‘The Welsh Hymn: Sacred or Secular?’, essay in ‘The Sacred in the Secular in European Literature’, MHRA Working Papers in Humanities 13 (2018).
My doctoral thesis entitled ‘Pursuing God’ – Poetic Pilgrimage and the Welsh Christian Aesthetic.
‘The Library in the Wilderness’ was published in Fine Books & Collections (Winter 2021).
An essay in Evangelical Magazine to mark the 300th anniversary of hymn writer William Williams Pantycelyn.
A Welsh language essay on William Williams Pantycelyn in Cylchgrawn Efengylaidd.
An essay in Evangelical Magazine on David Brainerd.
An essay in Evangelical Magazine on Welsh hymn writer Ann Griffiths.
One of Nathan’s earlier essays on David Jones published in Wales Arts Review (2014).
Nathan recently wrote a creative piece called ‘Gwelon ni… Gwelais i…’ for Cristion (2021).