The 48th Annual R. T Orr Lecture with Dr. Rowan Williams
Join us for Huron University's 48th Annual R. T Orr Lecture!
Dr. Rowan Williams presents: “Theology and Human Rights: Conflict and Convergence”
To accommodate a larger audience, the Orr Lecture will be held at St. Paul's Cathedral. All are welcome at this free public event.
Dr Rowan Williams is the Master of Magdalen College, University of Cambridge. He served as the Archbishop of Wales from 2000 to 2002 and as the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012. He entered the House of Lords as a life peer in 2013 and is now Lord Williams of Oystermouth.
Lord Williams is known internationally as an outstanding thinker, writer, scholar and teacher. He is the author of more than two dozen books on a wide range of theological, historical, and political themes, and has published studies on Dostoevsky, C.S. Lewis and Teresa of Avila. Dr Williams is also a noted poet and translator of poetry, and, apart from his native Welsh, speaks or reads nine other languages.
In 1981 Lord Williams married Jane Paul, a lecturer in theology, whom he met while living and working in Cambridge. They have a daughter and a son.