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Bridget Nichols

Dr Bridget Nichols is Lay Chaplain and Research Assistant to the Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway. She grew up in South Africa, in one of the former gold-mining towns east of Johannesburg, and attended university in Cape Town, to study English and Classics. She returned to Johannesburg, and completed an MA in English at Witwatersrand University. She then travelled to England, and came to the Centre for the Study of Literature, Theology and the Arts, at the University of Durham, with a plan to write on Prayer Book collects. The subject expanded, and her doctoral research was published as Liturgical Hermeneutics: Interpreting liturgical rites in performance (Peter Lang, 1996).

She is also the author of Liturgy in Christian Perspective (DLT, 2000), and edited and contributed to The Collect in the Churches of the Reformation (SCM, 2010).

She acts as Reviews Editor for the Society for Liturgical Study's journal, Anaphora. Since 2011, she has been a member of the Liturgical Commission, and, since 2012, a member of the Academic Board of the Archbishop's Examination in Theology.

Articles by Bridget Nichols
6th Sunday of Easter

6th Sunday of Easter

Acts 16.9-15 [or Ezekiel 37.1-14]; Psalm... More

4th Sunday of Easter

4th Sunday of Easter

Acts 9.36-end or Genesis 7.1-5, 11-18; 8.6-18;... More

2nd Sunday of Easter

2nd Sunday of Easter

Acts 5.27-32 or Exodus 14.10-end; 15.20-21;... More

Easter Day

Easter Day

Acts 10.34-43; Psalm 118.1-2, 14-24; 1 Corinthians... More

Good Friday

Good Friday

Isaiah 52.13-end of 53; Psalm 22; Hebrews... More

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