- Arthur Cayley Headlam
Whorlton, County Durham, the son of its vicar(the historian James Wycliffe Headlamwas his brother), he was educated at Winchester Collegeand New College, Oxford, where he read Greats. He was a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxfordin 1885. He was ordained in 1888, and became Rector of Welwynin 1896.
He was Professor of Dogmatic Theology at
King's College Londonfrom 1903-1916, where he served as Principal from 1903 to 1912.
Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxfordfrom 1918 to 1923. His 1920 Bampton Lecturesshowed the theme of ecumenismthat would preoccupy him. [ [http://anglicanhistory.org/usa/claremont19211.html The Catholic Faith and the Religious Situation ] ] At the time of the 1926 General Strike, he opposed the intervention of some of the other bishops. [Matthew Grimley (2004), "Citizenship, Community, and the Church of England: Liberal Anglican Theories of the State Between the Wars", p. 121.]
He was influential in the Church of England's council on foreign relations in the 1930s, chairing the Committee on Relations with Episcopal Churches. [
Edward Carpenter, "Cantuar: The Archbishops in Their Office", p. 450.] He supported the Protestant Reich Churchin Germany, and was a critic of the Confessing Church. He is thus generally considered an 'Appeaser'. [Keith Clements, "Faith on the Frontier: A Life of J. H. Oldham", p. 343.]
He was appointed to the
Order of the Companions of Honour(CH) in the 1921 Birthday Honours for his services at Oxford. [LondonGazette |issue=32346 |date= 4 June 1921|startpage=4535 |endpage= |supp=yes]
*"Authority and Archaeology, Sacred and Profane: Essays on the Relation of Monuments to Biblical and Classical Literature" (1899) with
S. R. Driver, Ernest A. Gardner, F. Ll. Griffith, F. Haverfield, and D. G. Hogarth
*"Criticism of the New Testament", St. Margaret's Lectures, 1902, with
William Sanday, Frederick Kenyon, F. Crawford Burkitt, and J. H. Bernhard
*"The Miracles of the New Testament" (1914) Moorhouse Lectures for 1914
*"Christian Unity" (1930)
*"The Doctrine of the Church and Christian Reunion"
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography"
*Agnes Headlam-Morley, memoir in A. C. Headlam, "The Fourth Gospel as History" (1948)
*Ronald C. D. Jasper, "Arthur Cayley Headlam: life and letters of a bishop" (1960)
*E. C. Prichard, "Arthur Cayley Headlam: Bishop of Gloucester, 1923-45 - A Life"
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