Michael Hare Duke

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The Right Reverend

Michael Hare Duke

TSSF
Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane
ChurchScottish Episcopal Church
DioceseSt Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane
In office1969–1994
PredecessorJohn Howe
SuccessorMichael Henley
Orders
Ordination1953
Consecration1969
Personal details
Born(1924-11-28)28 November 1924
Died15 December 2014(2014-12-15) (aged 90)
Perth, Scotland
NationalityEnglish
DenominationAnglican
SpouseGrace Lydia Frances Dodd
Children4
Alma materTrinity College, Oxford

Michael Geoffrey Hare Duke (28 November 1924 – 15 December 2014) was an Anglican bishop[1][2] and author:[3] a former Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane.

Early life[edit]

Born 28 November 1924,[4] he was educated at Bradfield College and Trinity College, Oxford.[5]

He was a Sub-Lieutenant in the RNVR from 1944 to 1946.

Ordained ministry[edit]

Hare Duke was ordained deacon in 1952 and priest a year later.[6] He began his ecclesiastical career as a curate at St John's Wood[7] after which he was Vicar of St John with St Mark, Bury.[8] He was Pastoral Director for the Clinical Theology Association after which he was Vicar of St Paul's, Daybrook.

He was elevated to the episcopate in 1969 [9] as the 9th Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane. He retired in 1994.

He was a member of the Third Order of the Society of Saint Francis (TSSF), having made his profession in 1950.[10]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bishop Michael Hare Duke RIP". The Scottish Episcopal Church. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  2. ^ Holy Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church, Stirling: Rev. James Whitelaw McIntyre, B.D. (1974–93)
  3. ^ Amongst others, he wrote "The Caring Church", 1963; "First Aid in Counselling", 1968; "Understanding the Adolescent", 1969; "The Break of Glory", 1970; "Freud", 1972; "Good News", 1976; "Stories, Signs and Sacraments in the Emerging Church", 1982; "Praying for Peace", 1991; "Hearing the Stranger", 1994; and "One Foot in Heaven", 2001> British Library website accessed 19:01 GMT 13 May 2011
  4. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  5. ^ "Rt. Rev. Michael Geoffrey Hare Duke". Frost's Scottish Who's Who. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014.
  6. ^ Crockford's clerical directory London, Church House 1975 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  7. ^ "Parish of St John's Wood: Copy curate's licence for Michael Geoffrey Hare Duke MA for the parish church of St Stephen, Portland Town (St John's Wood Chapel)". The National Archives. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  8. ^ SD8012 : St John with St Mark Church, Sunny Avenue, Bury (photo)
  9. ^ Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689–2000 Bertie, D. M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  10. ^ "Deaths & Obituaries". Third Order, Society of Saint Francis. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane
1969– 1994
Succeeded by