Thomas Fudge is an historian of Christianity with particular interests in the medieval and reformation periods. He is a specialist on Jan Hus and Hussite history. He holds a PhD in medieval history from Cambridge and a PhD in theology from Otago University. He is the author of The Magnificent Ride: The First Reformation in Hussite Bohemia (1998), Daniel Warner and the Paradox of Religious Democracy in Nineteenth-Century America (1998), The Crusade Against Heretics in Bohemia, 1418–1437 (2002), Christianity without the Cross: A History of Salvation in Oneness Pentecostalism (2003) and Jan Hus: Religious Reform and Social Revolution in Bohemia (2010). He has held academic appointments in the United States and New Zealand and now works as an independent scholar. His current research is on medieval heresy in the later Middle Ages, and the trial of Jan Hus.