Henry Chadwick (theologian)
Henry Chadwick KBE (23 June 1920 – 17 June 2008) was a British academic and Church of England clergyman. A former Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford — and as such, head of Christ Church, Oxford — he also served as Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge, becoming the first person in four centuries to have headed a college at both universities.
A leading historian of the early church, Chadwick was appointed Regius Professor at both the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. He was a noted supporter of improved relations with the Roman Catholic Church, and a leading member of the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC). An accomplished musician, having studied music to degree level, he took a leading part in the revision and updating of hymnals widely used within Anglicanism, chairing the board of the publisher, Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd., for twenty years.
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... Chadwick published over 125 books, monographs, articles etc ... Mentioned in obituaries as being particularly notable are Origen Contra Celsum (1953) Early Christian Thought and The Classical Tradition Studies in Justin, Clement, and Origen (Oxford, 1966) Priscillian of Avila The Occult and the Charismatic in the Early Church (1976) Augustine (Past Masters, Oxford, 1986) Saint Augustine Confessions (Translation, introduction, notes ...