Jonathan Wright (historian)

Jonathan Wright (born 1969) is a British historian and author.

His books include The Jesuits: Missions, Myths and Histories (HarperCollins, 2004),[1] published in the United States as God's Soldiers (Doubleday, 2004). He has recently published a book on heresy.[2]

Wright was educated at the Universities of St Andrews and Oxford where he was awarded a doctorate in 1999. Wright reviews for numerous British and American newspapers, magazines and academic journals.


  1. McCrystal, Cal (15 February 2004). "The Jesuits by Jonathan Wright". The Independent. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  2. Jonathan Wright, Heretics: The Creation of Christianity from the Gnostics to the Modern Church (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011). ISBN 978-0-15-101387-6