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مشاهدة النسخة كاملة : Bullying claims at Oxford ‘medieval fiefdom’ take toll on reformist dean


eshrag
11-18-2018, 03:32 AM
The dean of Christ Church is facing a tribunal – but Martyn Percy says he doesn’t know what the charges are or who’s behind them

It is a quintessential institution of the establishment, producing 13 British prime ministers, 10 chancellors of the exchequer and 17 archbishops. Among its former students are King Edward VII, Albert Einstein, Lewis Carroll and WH Auden. One fictional alumnus, Lord Sebastian Flyte, came to personify its privileges in the pages of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited.

But Christ Church, one of Oxford’s most venerable colleges, was plunged into turmoil last week when its dean was suspended from duties (https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2018/9-november/news/uk/dean-of-oxford-martyn-percy-faces-removal-from-office) and barred from taking services at his own cathedral after being challenged under archaic and opaque rules.

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