The Reverend Dr Toby Howarth: Perspectives on Mission in 21st Century Britain
22 October 2011
On the 22nd November the Revd Dr Toby Howarth visited the Woolf Institute to deliver a reflection on 'Perspectives on Mission in 21st Century Britain'. This seminar marked the launch of the Lambeth-Jewish Forum document: Jews and Christians: Perspectives on Mission, a document produced under the auspices of the Lambeth-Jewish Forum, a joint initiative of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Interfaith office and the Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations.
The Revd Dr Toby Howarth has recently been appointed as the Archbishop of Canterbury's Secretary for Inter Religious Affairs. Dr Howarth has long experience of working in inter religious relations, and previously worked as Inter Faith Adviser to the Bishop of Birmingham, alongside his parish work as Vicar of St Christopher's, Springfield, a church in a majority Muslim area of the city. Previously Toby was Vice Principal at Crowther Hall in Selly Oak where he also taught Islamic studies having previously spent five years in India where he carried out research on the subject of Islamic preaching. arch on the subject of Islamic preaching.