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Routley, Erik
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(Oct 31, 1917, Brighton, England – Oct 8, 1982, Nashville, TN), English theologian and musician. Routley began his studies at Oxford in 1936, studying first classics and then theology. In 1943 he was ordained in the Congregational Union of England and Wales. In 1948 he was appointed lecturer in church his-tory, chaplain, and musical director at Mansfield College of Oxford University. In 1959 he became a pastor in Edinburgh, in 1967 in Newcastle; in 1970 be became president of the Congregational Church in England and Wales. In 19…

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Reymaier, Erich Konstantin, “Routley, Erik”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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