Bede Professor of Catholic Theology

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The Bede Professor of Catholic Theology is a professorship or chair in the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University. The chair is named after the Venerable Bede and is the first such post at a secular British University.[1] The Chair was established in 2008, following a benefaction of £2,000,000 from the Diocese of Hexham & Newcastle, Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of La Retraite and the Ballinger Trust. [2]

List of Bede Professors[edit]

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  1. ^ "Durham University - Catholic centre graces campus | General". Times Higher Education. 2008-03-13. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  2. ^ "Durham Centre for Catholic Studies is UK first - Durham University". 2008-03-03. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  3. ^ "Durham University". 2013-09-26. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  4. ^ "The Bede Chair of Catholic Theology". Department of Theology and Religion. Durham University. Retrieved 1 September 2014.