RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 340/1
Extent99 ff.
TitleMiscellaneous Papers: Archbishop's Examination in Theology
DescriptionPapers relating to the Archbishop's Examination in Theology (Lambeth Diploma), including: appointment of Revd. Maurice Wiles as Director in place of Ian Ramsey, Bishop of Durham, 1967(ff. 1-6); correspondence about the examination not being recognised as of degree status, with a letter from Lord Fisher of Lambeth , 1968 (ff.10-15); the future of the examination and Professor Wiles' resignation as Director (ff.16-24); appointment of the Revd. Dr. Alan Stephenson as Director, 1970 (ff.25-30); request from a Methodist holder of the Diploma in Theology to receive the Archbishop's commission to teach Theology with discussion and agreement, 1972 (ff.31-36); continued discussion with Archbishops Ramsey and Coggan of the status of the Lambeth Diploma and outline proposals for a Lambeth Bachelor of Divinity degree by examination, with correspondence from David Carey on the legal position, the Burnham Committee and Sheila D. Wood of the Association of Assistant Mistresses, and final decision against preceeding with it (ff.37-93); query from Professor Lampe about authority of the Archbishop's commission to teach Theology, 1974 (ff.65-66); letter from Dr. George Shaw criticising the use of academic dress of the Archbishop's own university for recipients of the Lambth Diploma and offering to design a special set, 1975 (ff.85, 90); undated list of committee members (f.94); undated syllabus (ff,95-96); undated memorandum on the Archbishop's Licence (later Commission) to teach Theology (ff.97-99).

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