Hearing the word: The Bible and Public Worship from the Reformation to the Restoration

Series Name Leicester Cathedral Canon Theologian Lecture 2013
Speaker Dr Judith Maltby
Type Lectures & Talks
Starts at Oct 24, 2013 06:00 PM
Ends at Oct 24, 2013 07:00 PM
Venue Leicester Cathedral
Open To Public
Ticket Price Free
For Bookings Contact Enquiries to Richard Paterson T: 0116 261 5356 E: richard.paterson@leccofe.org

Leicester Cathedral's Canon Theologian Lecture 2013 will be given by The Revd Canon Dr Judith Maltby (Chaplain and Fellow, Corpus Christi, Oxford, Canon Theologian, Leicester Cathedral) on Thursday 24 October 2013 at 6.00pm in Leicester Cathedral.

JUDITH MALTBY has been Chaplain and Fellow of Corpus Christi, Oxford since 1993. Born and raised in the United States, she attended the University of Illinois, graduating with a double major in English and history. She went on to do doctoral studies in early modern British history at the University of Cambridge, first at Wolfson College and then as a Junior Research Fellow at Newnham College. Dr Maltby taught church history for a number of years in an Anglican theological college in Salisbury, preparing men and women for ordination in the Church of England.

She was among one of the first cohorts of women ordained priest in the Church of England in 1994. She has held visiting fellowships at Trinity College, Melbourne, the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Huntington Library in California. Made Reader in Church History by the University in 2004, she was Junior Proctor of the University in 2004-5. Dr Maltby is also Canon Theologian (honorary) of Leicester and Winchester Cathedrals as well as an honorary canon of Christ Church, Oxford. She is the University of Oxford’s representative on the General Synod of the Church of England and is an elected synod member on the national church’s Ministry Council as well as the Crown Nominations Commission which recommends candidates for diocesan bishoprics to the Prime Minister.

In addition to her academic publications, Dr Maltby is an occasional contributor on contemporary religious issues for BBC Radio 4 and for The Guardian.

All welcome, free admittance.

Enquiries to Richard Paterson T: 0116 261 5356 E: richard.paterson@leccofe.org

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