Charles Raven

Writer, Author

1885 – 1964

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Who was Charles Raven?

Charles Earle Raven was an English theologian, Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge University, and Master of Christ's College, Cambridge. His works have been influential in the history of science publishing on the positive effects that theology has had upon modern science.

As a pacifist, he was an active supporter of the Peace Pledge Union and the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Charles Raven was the father of John Raven, the classical scholar and botanist, and grandfather of Andrew Raven and Sarah Raven.

He won the James Tait Black Award in 1947 for his book English Naturalists from Neckam to Ray.

Charles Raven was educated at Uppingham. He was a clergyman in the Church of England and attained the rank of canon.

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Born
Jul 4, 1885
Paddington
Also known as
  • Rev. C. C. E. Raven
  • Charles E. Raven
  • Charles Earle Raven
Children
Nationality
  • England
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Died
Jul 8, 1964
Cambridge

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on July 23, 2013

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