Bishop David Atkinson

Rt Revd Dr David Atkinson, now retired as Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Southwark, was formerly Fellow and Chaplain of Corpus Christi College, Oxford; Canon Chancellor of Southwark Cathedral; Archdeacon of Lewisham; and Bishop of Thetford.

David has taught theology in Oxford, lectured in the USA and India and has written a number of books on Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology. Among his titles is Renewing the Face of the Earth: A theological and pastoral response to climate change (Canterbury Press, 2008). He served as a board member of Operation Noah for several years, during which time he led the theology group that created ‘Climate change and the purposes of God: a call to the Church’ (2012). David is married to Sue and has two grown-up children and eight grandchildren.

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