VARAH, Dr (Edward) Chad (1911 - 2007), Rector, Lord Mayor’s Parish Church of St Stephen Walbrook, in the City of London, 1953–2003; Senior Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral, 1997–2003 (a Prebendary, 1975–97); Founder, The Samaritans (to befriend the suicidal and despairing), 1953, President of London Branch, 1974–86 (Director, 1953–74); President, Befrienders International (Samaritans Worldwide), 1983–86 (Chairman 1974–83)
in Who Was Who
P ublished online April 2014 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Television; History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 431 words.
VINCENT, Dr John James (born 1929), writer and lecturer; Methodist Minister, Sheffield Inner City Ecumenical Mission (Superintendent, 1970–97); Director, Urban Theology Unit, 1969–97, Director Emeritus, since 1997; President of the Methodist Conference, 1989–90
in Who's Who
P ublished online November 2015 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 508 words.