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Lampe, Geoffrey William Hugo, 1912-1980 (theologian)



  • Existence: 1912 - 1980


Geoffrey William Hugo Lampe (1912-80), theologian, was Chaplain and Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford, 1945-53; Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology, Birmingham University, 1953-59; Ely Professor of Divinity, Cambridge, 1959-70; and Regius Professor of Divinity, Cambridge, 1970-79. He advocated the ordination of women in the Church of England and ecumenical co-operation between Churches, and was a leading figure in Anglo-Scandinavian theological conferences. He delivered the Bampton Lectures, God as Spirit, at Oxford in 1975-76.

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Geoffrey William Hugo Lampe: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9349
Scope and Contents

Papers, mostly unpublished lectures, talks and sermons, including English texts of lectures at Anglo-Scandinavian conferences, files on the ordination of women, an open letter on exorcism, and the investigation of a theological college.

Dates: 1930-1980 (Circa)
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