Ulrich Ernst Simon

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1913 –


Who is Ulrich Ernst Simon?

Ulrich Ernst Simon was an Anglican theologian of German Jewish origin.

Simon was sent to England by his non-practising Jewish parents in 1933. His father, the composer James Simon, later died in the Holocaust. His older brother, Jörn Martin Simon, died in the Moscow Trials in 1937.

Simon converted to Anglicanism and was made a deacon in 1938 and ordained priest in 1939. He was University Lecturer, King's College London, 1945-60, Reader in Theology 1960-72, Professor of Christian Literature 1972-80, Dean 1978-80.

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Sep 21, 1913

on July 23, 2013


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