Rowell, (Douglas) Geoffrey 1943-
ROWELL, (Douglas) Geoffrey 1943-
PERSONAL: Born February 13, 1943, in Alton, England; son of Cecil Victor (an engineer) and Kate (a teacher; maiden name, Hunter) Rowell. Education: Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, B.A., 1964, M.A. and Ph.D., both 1968. Hobbies and other interests: Travel (including Russia and China), listening to music, reading poetry.
ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Author Mail, Continuum International Publishing Group, Inc., 15 E. 26th St., New York, NY 10010.
CAREER: Ordained minister of the Church of England, 1968; Oxford University, Oxford, England, assistant chaplain of New College, 1968-72, chaplain and fellow of Keble College, 1972-94; named suffragen bishop of Basingstoke; appointed Anglican bishop of Gibraltar in Europe, 2001. Church of England, member of Liturgical Commission, 1981-91, member of Doctrine Commission, beginning 1991, and member of House of Bishops' Theological Group and Working Party on Women and the Episcopate; Anglo-Oriental Orthodox International Forum, member, 1985—, cochair, 1996—; Churches Group on Funeral Service at Cemeteries and Crematoria, chair, 1997—; Inter-Anglican Standing Commission of Ecumenical Relations, member.
Hell and the Victorians: A Study of the Nineteenth-Century Theological Controversies concerningEternal Punishment and the Future Life, Clarendon Press (Oxford, England), 1974.
(Editor, with Bent E. Juel-Jensen) Rock-Hewn Churches of Eastern Tigray: An Account of the Oxford University Expedition to Ethiopia, 1974, illustrated by Tom Hennell, Oxford University Exploration Club (Oxford, England), 1975.
The Liturgy of Christian Burial: An Introductory Survey of the Historical Development of Christian Burial Rites, Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge (London, England), 1977.
The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism, Oxford University Press (Oxford, England), 1983.
(Editor) Tradition Renewed: The Oxford Movement Conference Papers, Pickwick Publications (Allison Park, PA), 1986.
(Editor) The English Religious Tradition and the Genius of Anglicanism, Ikon (Wantage, England), 1992.
(Editor, with Martin Dudley) The Oil of Gladness: Anointing in the Christian Tradition, Liturgical Press (Collegeville, MN), 1993.
(Editor, with Kenneth Stevenson and Rowan Williams) Love's Redeeming Work: The Anglican Quest for Holiness, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2001.
(With Julien Chilcott-Monk) The Nails and the Cross: Entering into the Mysteries of the Passion, Pauline Books and Media (Boston, MA), 2003.
(With Julien Chilcott-Monk) Come, Lord Jesus! Daily Readings for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany, Morehouse Publishing (Harrisburg, PA), 2003.
(Editor, with Christine Hall) The Gestures of God: Explorations in Sacramentality, Continuum International Publishing Group (New York, NY), 2004.
Contributor of articles and reviews to theology, ecclesiastic, and history journals, including Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Church History, September, 1996, review of The English Religious Tradition and the Genius of Anglicanism, p. 549.
English Historical Review, September, 1995, review of The English Religious Tradition and the Genius of Anglicanism, p. 1041.
History Today, September, 1993, review of The English Religious Tradition and the Genius of Anglicanism, p. 54.
Theology Today, January, 1996, review of The English Religious Tradition and the Genius of Anglicanism, p. 564.
Times Literary Supplement, August 2, 1974; April 9, 1993, review of The English Religious Tradition and the Genius of Anglicanism, p. 5; December 21, 2001, Arnold Hunt, review of Love's Redeeming Work: The Anglican Quest for Holiness, p. 4.*