Christopher Hancock (priest)

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Christopher David Hancock (born 18 February 1954) is an Anglican priest and Academic.[1]
Educated at Highgate School and The Queen's College, Oxford, he was ordained in 1982.[2] He was Curate at Holy Trinity with St John, Leicester and then Chaplain at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He was Associate professor at Virginia Theological Seminary and then Vicar of Holy Trinity, Cambridge from 1994 to 2002 when he became Dean of Bradford, a post he held for two years. After this he was Director for the Centre for the Study of Christianity in China at King's College London and then Director of the Institute for Religion and Society in Asia.[3] He is currently chaplain of St Peter's College Oxford and Chairman of Oxford House Research.[4]


  1. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  2. ^ Crockford's clerical directory 1987-88 Lambeth, Church House, 1987 ISBN 0-7151-8066-5
  3. ^ IRSA
  4. ^
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Richardson
Dean of Bradford
Succeeded by
David Ison