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The Revd Professor Dennis Eric Nineham

The Revd Professor Dennis Eric Nineham

THE Revd Dennis Nineham, who died on 8 May, aged 94, was one of the best-known theological scholars of his generation. Yet he is remembered more for his leading part in the controversies of the time — raising questions that have still by no means gone away

Appointments

New acting archdeacon   THE Revd Dr Andrew Tatham, Hon. Assistant Curate (Associate Vicar) in the Quantock Coast Team Ministry, is to be also Acting Archdeacon of Taunton, in Bath & Wells diocese. He has held posts in the diocese since 2002.   AVERY. The Revd Lydia Avery, Vicar of Winscombe and ...

Resignations and retirements

BAILEY. The Revd Mark Bailey, Team Rector in the Holy Trinity with St Paul Team Ministry, Cheltenham, and Hon. Canon of Gloucester Cathedral (Gloucester): 1 June.BROADBENT. The Revd Paul Broadbent, Hon. Priest-in-Charge of Fairwarp (Chichester): 31 May.CLARKE. The Revd Francis Clarke, OLM Assistant ...

Deaths

BIRCH. — On 22 May, the Revd Derek Birch: Vicar of Silkstone (1966-89); Chaplain of Stainborough (1976-89); Priest-in-Charge of Hoyland Swaine (1985-89); Vicar (1989-97); aged 84. REDMAN. — On 17 May, the Revd Douglas Stuart Raymond Redman: Rector of Kingsdown with Mappiscombe (1971-76); Chatham (19...

The Revd Professor Thomas Henry Louis Parker

Professor A. N. S. Lane writes: THE Revd Dr T. H. L. Parker, the leading British Calvin scholar of the 20th century, died in Kendal on 25 April, five months short of his 100th birthday. Born on Hayling Island, he grew up in north London, where his father was a civil servant. His parents had no grea...

Appointments

New archdeaconTHE next Archdeacon of Buckingham, in Oxford diocese, is to be the Revd Guy Elsmore, Team Rector in the St Luke in the City Team Ministry, Liverpool, since 2010, and Area Dean of Toxteth and Wavertree, and Hon. Canon of Liverpool Cathedral in Liverpool diocese, since 2014. He has serve...

Resignations and retirements

BEVINGTON. The Revd David Bevington, Vicar of Calbourne with Newtown, of Thorley, and of Shalfleet (Portsmouth): 1 September.

BURMAN. The Revd Philip Burman, Vicar of St Christopher’s, Norris Green,Liverpool (Liverpool): 25

Deaths

HOWES. — On 7 May, the Revd William John Laurence Howes: Hon. Assistant Curate of Lexden (2000-04); Coggeshall with Mark­shall (2004-11); aged 69.JEFFREE. — On 10 May, the Revd Robin Jeffree: Vicar of Manea (1962-67); Hartford (1967-83); Rec­tor of Denver, and Vicar of Ryston with Roxham, and of Wes...

Irvin Watson

The Rt Revd Stephen Platten writes: IN MOST households, “Ovaltine” would refer to a malted drink that helped you off to sleep. In Irvine Watson’s parlance, it meant something distilled north of the border, and was normally supplied at his home with enough generosity to have a similar effect. Irvine,...

The Ven. Richard Gilpin

The Rt Revd Hewlett Thompson writes: THE Ven. Richard Gilpin died from prostate cancer on 1 May, aged 76, after a decade of retirement in his beloved Devon, where his life and ministry were spent. I choose three words to describe his time as archdeacon: calm, efficient, and humble. He knew the dioce...

The Revd Russen William Thomas

The Revd Roger Williams writes: ALTHOUGH the Revd Russen Thomas, who died on 16 April, aged 85, was born in Worcestershire, and spent his early years around Evesham, he was rooted in the Celtic culture of Wales and Cornwall, and loved its rich history, music, and poetry. He trained for the ministry ...

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New archdeaconTHE next Archdeacon of Buckingham, in...

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A bold but difficult step closer to the Kirk

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Team Rector Designate

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