Theology Public Lecture Series: Montgomery Trust Lecture
Title: “RS Thomas and the Hiddenness of God”
Speaker: Canon Mark Oakley, Canon Treasurer of St Paul’s Cathedral, London
Date: Tuesday, 8th February 2011
Venue: The James Callaghan Lecture Theatre, James Callaghan Building, Swansea University
Admission: Admission free, all welcome
Biography of Speaker:
Mark Oakley is Canon Treasurer of St Paul’s Cathedral in London. He was Archdeacon of Germany and Northern Europe and Chaplain of St Alban’s Anglican Church in Copenhagen.
He has also served as Chaplain to the Bishop of London; as Rector of St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, London (the Actor’s Church); and as Priest in Charge of the Grosvenor Chapel in Mayfair, London.
He was made Deputy Priest in Ordinary to HM The Queen in 1996. He is the author of a highly popular book “The Collage of God” and has also edited a book of John Donne’s poetry and compiled a wedding anthology.
In 2010, the former Poet Laureate, Sir Andrew Motion, wrote a poem dedicated to Mark Oakley, entitled “In Winter”.
Canon Mark Oakley reviews for The Church Times, The Tablet and other journals. He also regularly broadcasts.
For further information about this Theology Public Lecture, please contact The Rev Nigel John, Tel: 01792 205678, Extension: 4442.