Trinity College announced the appointment of The Rev. Prof. Christopher Brittain to the position of Dean of Divinity and Margaret E. Fleck Chair in Anglican Studies for a five-year term commencing July 1, 2017. Trinity College, Faculty of Divinity is one of the Toronto School of Theology's seven member colleges.
Along with serving in a prominent leadership role in the College as a whole, The Rev. Prof. Brittain will build upon the Faculty of Divinity’s longstanding leadership role in theological education. He will also be instrumental in the formation of individuals for Christian ministry and supervise doctoral students.
The Rev. Prof. Brittain is currently a Professor of Social and Political Theology at the University of Aberdeen, UK, and serves in the Diocese of Aberdeen, Episcopal Church of Scotland. He was ordained a deacon in the Anglican Church of Canada in 1996 and a priest in 2003.
The Rev. Prof. Brittain suceeds The Rev. Canon David Neelands, who will end his third term as Dean on June 30, 2017.
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