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Scott, Michael
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(Jul 30, 1907, Lowfield Heath, Sussex – Sep 14, 1983, London), Anglican priest, and campaigner against apartheid in southern Africa. Scott first went to South Africa in 1926 to recover from tuberculosis. He attended theological college in Grahamstown, but was ordained by Bishop G. Bell of Chichester in 1930. His ministry as a curate in London gave him a radical socialist political consciousness. He worked in India from 1937 to 1939. In 1940 he joined the Royal Air Force, before th…

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Ward, Kevin, “Scott, Michael”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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