Once I was a clever boy learning the arts of Oxford... is a quotation from the verses written by Bishop Richard Fleming (c.1385-1431) for his tomb in Lincoln Cathedral. Fleming, the founder of Lincoln College in Oxford, is the subject of my research for a D. Phil., and, like me, a son of the West Riding.

I have remarked in the past that I have a deeply meaningful on-going relationship with a dead fifteenth century bishop...
It was Fleming who, in effect, enabled me to come to Oxford and to learn its arts, and for that I am immensely grateful.


Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Oriel Newman Lecture - June 6th


On Wednesday June 6th there will be the 2012 Oriel Newman Lecture, which is open to the public

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John Henry Newman as a Fellow of Oriel

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"John Henry Newman and the Church Fathers: 
Writing Church History in the First Person"

by

Rev. Dr Benjamin King  
School of Theology, University of the South, Sewanee,  Tenessee

Harris Lecture Theatre - access from Oriel Street
There will be a drinks reception following the lecture


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