‘Woodbine Willie’: Truro Thological Society Lecture : 30 Jan, Truro

January 30, 2020 | 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
Truro Cathedral, 14 St Mary's St, Truro TR1 2AF

The first Truro Theological Society meeting of the year sees The Reverend Canon Dr Michael Brierley give a lecture titled ‘Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, Chaplain in the First World War: A Fresh Look at His Significance for Today’.

This lecture will re-examine the life and legacy of the famous priest and theologian Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy (also known as ‘Woodbine Willie’), casting light on his importance for the contemporary Christian faith. Michael Brierley is the precentor of Worcester Cathedral, the editor of Public Life and the Place of the Church (Ashgate, 2006), and co-editor of Life after Tragedy: Essays on Faith and the First World War Evoked by Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy (Wipf and Stock, 2017).

Taking place in the Chapter House. Tickets: £5 on the door.

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