Norman Powell Williams

(1883—1943) theologian

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(1883–1943), Anglican theologian. Educated at Durham School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was elected a Fellow of Magdalen College in 1906. From 1909 to 1927 he was Chaplain-Fellow of Exeter College, and from 1927 until his death Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity and Canon of Christ Church. He was a leading Anglo-Catholic theologian. His principal works were The Ideas of the Fall and of Original Sin (1927; Bampton Lectures for 1924) and The Grace of God (1930).

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Christianity.

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