Dr Richard Chartres

Richard John Carew Chartres is the 132nd Lord Bishop of London, being confirmed in office in November 1995. He was previously Bishop of Stepney (1992-1995) and Gresham Professor of Divinity (1987-1992). His Gresham lectures covered topics as varied as prayer, the Shroud of Turin and the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. He read history at Trinity College, Cambridge and was ordained as a priest in 1974. He is very concerned with environmental issues, and since 2006 has the led the Church of England's Shrinking the footprint campaign. In 2008, the Independent on Sunday named him the 75th most important environmental campaigner in Britain.

All the previous lectures by the Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dr Richard Chartres can be accessed on our website here.

Recent Past Lectures
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The Tree of Life

Dr Richard Chartres
Monday, 1 July 2013 - 6:00PM
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The Boyle Lectures: Science and Religion in Dialogue

The Revd Dr John Polkinghorne KBE FRS
Monday, 8 April 2013 - 6:00PM
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A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey

Dr Richard Chartres
Thursday, 8 July 2010 - 12:00AM
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Out of the Wasteland: Hope for a greener world

Dr Richard Chartres
Tuesday, 23 June 2009 - 12:00AM
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Thomas Gresham's Archbishop: Archbishop

Dr Richard Chartres
Monday, 3 June 1991 - 1:00PM
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Thomas Gresham's Archbishop: Crisis

Dr Richard Chartres
Monday, 20 May 1991 - 1:00PM