Rowan Williams

Former Archbishop of Canterbury.

Dr. Rowan Williams was the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury. He received his doctorate in the theology of Vladimir Lossky – a leading figure in Russian twentieth-century religious thought – at Wadham College, Oxford, in 1975. After two years as a lecturer at the College of the Resurrection, near Leeds, he was ordained deacon in Ely Cathedral before returning to Cambridge. On 2 December 2002, Rev. Williams was confirmed as the 104th bishop of the See of Canterbury: the first Welsh successor to St Augustine of Canterbury and the first since the mid-thirteenth century to be appointed from beyond the English Church. Read more

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Publications

Rev. Rowan Williams has written extensively on philosophy, theology (especially early and patristic Christianity), spirituality and religious aesthetics.

Talk
Oxford, 7 June 2013
The Church and Human Rights