Patrick Whitworth read Modern History at Christ Church Oxford, and a Theology MA in Reformation Studies under T.H.L. Parker at Durham. He has spent over 30 years in Anglican ministry and has recently given up his post as Rector of All Saints Weston Bath, Langridge and North Stoke in order to concentrate further on his writing and providing ‘Teaching Days’, which are offered on a range of topics and are all delivered personally by him. He is married to Olivia with four grown up children.

Patrick was Rural Dean of Bath from 2003 to 2010. He is Canon of Bauchi Diocese in Nigeria, a Prebend of Wells Cathedral and the Chairman of SOMA UK (Sharing of Ministries Abroad). He is author of a number of highly acclaimed books, publishing regularly since 2003, and is currently working on new titles as well as running the ‘Teaching Days’ courses.

“Stand at the crossroads, and look and ask for the ancient

paths where the good way lies; walk in it and find rest for

your souls.”

Jeremiah 6:16 NRSV