I Was Glad: The Memoirs of Christopher Campling, Dean Emeritus of Ripon Cathederal

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Janus Publishing Company Lim, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 388 pages
Born in Australia, Christopher took part in the surrender of the Japanese at Singapore. After teaching, he became vicar, rural dean, archdeacon and dean; and twenty-two years was elected Chairman of the Open Synod Group. Here is a story in which intelligence and humour light up the frustrations and delights of an ecclesiastical and domestic life.
 

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Contents

Beginnings
5
Belmont
9
Lancing College
19
Summer 1940
35
Lancing at Ludlow
45
Into the Navy
57
HHMS Kanaris
71
SubLieutenant Special Cypher
89
The Kings School Ely
173
Chaplain of Lancing College
193
Leaving Lancing
213
Vicar of Pershore
231
Pershore and Beyond
245
Archdeacon and Vicar of Dodderhill
263
Archdeacon of Dudley
275
Director of Religious Education
289

HM Battleships Nelson and Howe
99
HMS Ranpura
115
St Andrews Eastbourne
129
Oxford
137
Juliet and Cuddesdon
147
Basingstoke Days
157
The General Synod
301
The Family and Holidays
327
Ripon Cathedral
339
Dean of Ripon
363
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