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John Christopher Aidan Nichols

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Born: 17.9.1948, at Lytham St. Anne's, England

Educated: Arnold School (1956-1966)
Christ Church, Oxford (1967-1970; 1975-1977)
Blackfriars, Oxford (1970-1977)
New College, Edinburgh (1981-1986)

Entered Dominican Order: 1970
Ordained Catholic priest: 1976

Degrees taken: BA (Oxon.) in Modern History (First Class honours),1970;
M.A.Oxon,1974; Gibbs Prize for History, 1969

Dip.Theol. (Oxon., with Distinction in New Testament), 1977

S.T.Lect. (Sacrae Theologiae Lectoratus, conferred by Blackfriars, Oxford), 1977

Ph.D. (Edinb.) 1986. 'The Ecclesiology of N. N. Afanas'ev. Patristic ressourcement and ecumenical
prospect in the Russian tradition'.

S.T.Lic. (Sacrae Theologiae Licentia, conferred by Pontifical University of St. Thomas, Rome), 1990

S.T.M. (Sacrae Theologiae Magister, conferred by the Master of the Order of Preachers), 2003

Positions held: Assistant Catholic Chaplain to Edinburgh University, 1977-1981

Senior Catholic Chaplain to Edinburgh University, 1981-1983

Lecturer in Dogmatics and Ecumenics, Pontifical University of St. Thomas, Rome,1983-1991

Lecturer, St Mary’s College, Oscott, 1985-1990

Assistant Catholic Chaplain to Cambridge University, 1991-1995

Affiliated Lecturer, Cambridge University Divinity Faculty, 1998-2000

Prior, Dominican Priory of St. Michael, Cambridge, 1998-2004

Robert Randall Distinguished Professor in Christian Culture, Providence College,
Providence, RI, 2005

John Paul II Memorial Visiting Lecturer, University of Oxford, and Fellow of Greyfriars,
Oxford 2006-2008.

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This Version: 18th July 2009


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