Brian Arthur Wren
WREN, Brian Arthur. b. Romford, Essex, 3 June 1936. He was educated at the Royal Liberty (Grammar) School, Romford. After National Service (1955-57), he read Modern Languages at New College, Oxford (BA 1960) and Theology at Mansfield College, Oxford (BA 1962). He was awarded the Oxford DPhil in 1968 for a thesis on ‘The Language of Prophetic Eschatology in the Old Testament’.
Ordained in 1965, he served as minister of Hockley and Hawkwell Congregational Church in his native Essex (1965-70). He then became Consultant for Adult Education, Churches’ Committee on World Development (1970-75) and Co-ordinator, Third World First (1976-83), during which time he published Education for Justice...
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