Rt Revd Dr Tom Wright

Rt Rev Tom Wright Lords

Rt Revd Dr Tom Wright

The Rt Revd Dr Tom Wright retired as Bishop of Durham in September 2010.

Areas of political Interest:

Coal, farming, education, constitutional reform

House of Lords Activity:

Lord Spiritual, 2003 -10


Biographical Details (up to 2010):

Year of birth, 1948

Exeter College, Oxford: Theology, Literae Humaniores ("Greats") 1968-1971; MA 1975; DPhil 1981; DD 2000
Wycliffe Hall, Oxford: 1971 - 1975
Deacon: 1975
Priest: 1976
Junior research fellow at Merton College, Oxford and later junior chaplain: 1975-78
Fellow and Chaplain at Downing College, Cambridge: 1978 to 1981.
Asst Professor of New Testament Studies at McGill University, Montreal: 1981-86
Chaplain, Fellow and Tutor at Worcester College and lecturer in New Testament in the University of Oxford: 1986-93
Dean, Lichfield Cathedral: 1993-99
Canon Theologian, Westminster Abbey: 2000-03
Bishop of Durham: 2003-10