James (Jim) Minchin

MINCHIN, James Blundell. b. Hartwell, Victoria, Australia, 29 November 1942. James (Jim) Minchin was educated at Camberwell Grammar School (1948-59), where he studied the piano and organ. He attended Trinity College, University of Melbourne, from 1960-66, completing a BA in Classics and a ThL. There, too, he began a long and close involvement with the Student Christian movement. In 1967 he was ordained an Anglican priest in the diocese of Melbourne, and served at St George’s, Malvern (1966-68), St Andrew’s Cathedral, Singapore (1968-71), Trinity College, Melbourne (1971-73) and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, England (1974-75). He became Associate Director of the Asia Bureau Australia and...

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