Hamish Swanston

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1933 –

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Who is Hamish Swanston?

Hamish F. G. Swanston, theologian and historian, was born in Oban, Scotland, and ordained as a Roman Catholic priest in 1960. At the University of Canterbury in 1977, he became the first Catholic to head a Department of Theology at a British university since the Reformation. He lectured regularly on various topics, notably including seventeenth and eighteenth century European opera, on which he has spoken at the Kennedy Center and the Los Angeles Opera Center.

His publications include:

Community Witness

Ideas of Order

A Language for Madness

Studies in the Sacraments

In Defence of Opera

Handel

Celebrating Eternity Now: A Study in the Theology of St Alphonsus de Liguori

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Born
1933
Also known as
  • Hamish F. G. Swanston
Nationality
  • United Kingdom

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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