Posts Tagged ‘Dr Rowan Williams’

Rowan Williams and Richard Dawkins oppose lifting faith schools cap

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Changing admissions rules for new faith schools would be ‘divisive’ say Rowan Williams, Richard Dawkins and over 60 other signatories to a letter to the Daily Telegraph. Williams is the former Archbishop of Canterbury and Dawkins is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author. The letter attacks a policy that would allow the Catholic Church Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury expresses forthright views

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, will step down later this year. He is described as “Britain’s foremost theologian” in an article by Toby Helm and Julian Coman in the Guardian. “In an incendiary book”, called Faith in the Public Square, the Archbishop is forthright in his views about such topics as the Big Society: “‘Big Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury becomes a victim of the economic crisis

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has consistently argued that rich nations should forgive the debts of poorer ones. Now, he faces a costly dilemma of his own.

His publisher, Darton, Longman and Todd, is struggling to pay off its debts and is seeking a company voluntary arrangement, which could mean the archbishop being asked to write off 75 per cent of the £15,000 that he is owed.

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Archbishop Rowan Williams says Atheism is cool

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Dr Rowan Williams argued it has become difficult for the Church to convey its message because of the popularity of non-believers such as Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens.

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