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The Sacred #37: Justin Welby

The Sacred #37: Justin Welby

In the 37th episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield talks to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. 17/04/2019

Justin Welby has been the Archbishop of Canterbury since 2013. Prior to this, he served as Bishop of Durham and Dean of Liverpool Cathedral.

He spent the first 15 years of his ordained life in Coventry diocese. He was ordained in 1992 after an 11–year career in the oil industry.

In this podcast, he talks about the difficulties of leading the global Anglican Communion, how he was dragged reluctantly into ordained ministry and his need to occasionally switch off and watch an Avengers film.

This podcast is a project of Theos Think Tank (@theosthinktank) and is hosted by Elizabeth Oldfield (@theoselizabeth).

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is Theos’ Director. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, writing in The Financial Times and delivering Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.

Posted 17 April 2019


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