Martyn Whittock

Martyn Whittock

Martyn Whittock is a Licensed Lay Minister in the Church of England. As an historian and author, or co-author, of fifty-four books, his work covers a wide range of historical and theological themes. As a commentator and columnist, he has written for a number of print and online news platforms; been interviewed on radio shows exploring the interaction of faith and politics; appeared on Sky News discussing political events in the USA; and been interviewed on a number of news platforms regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine. His recent exploration of the history of repression in Russia, and its continued legacy, is: ‘The Secret History of Soviet Russia’s Police State’ (2020). He has just completed ‘Apocalyptic Politics’ (2022 forthcoming), which examines apocalyptic beliefs driving radicalization, including in Russia.