Rowan Douglas Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth, PC, FBA, FRSL, FLSW, DPhil (born 14 June 1950) is an Anglican bishop, poet and theologian. He was the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, Metropolitan of the Province of Canterbury and Primate of All England, offices he held from December 2002 to December 2012. Williams was previously Bishop of Monmouth and Archbishop of Wales, making him the first Archbishop of Canterbury in modern times not to be appointed from within the Church of England. He spent much of his earlier career as an academic at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford successively. Apart from Welsh, he speaks or reads nine other languages
(born March 18, 1968 in Birmingham) is a retired boxer from England, who competed in the flyweight division (– 48kg). He represented Great Britain at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There he was defeated in the quarterfinals by Roel Velasco of the Philippines.
"A Church of the nation or a church for the nation? Bishop Bell and the Church of England." Dr Rowan Williams is acknowledged internationally as an outstanding theological writer,... - 14.11.2008, Blip
09.09.2010 [Worldwide Faith News (press release)] - ... Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has spoken out against a Florida-based evangelical Christian pastor's plan to burn copies of the Quran on Sept.
24.08.2010 [Worldwide Faith News (press release)] - 25 and Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will be the guest preacher at the opening Eucharist on Aug. 24. Williams' attendance at the gathering marks