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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
OWEN, Huw Parri (b 1926)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

Owen, Huw Parri, b 1926, theologian

Administrative / Biographical history

Born, 1926; educated, Cardiff High School, 1938-1944; Jesus College Oxford, 1944-1949; Professor of New Testament Studies in the Presbyterian Theological College, Aberystwyth, 1953-1961; Lecturer in the New Testament, University College of North Wales, Bangor, 1953-1961; Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Religion, King's College London, 1961-1963; Reader in the Philosophy of Religion at King's, 1963-1970; Professor of Christian Doctrine at King's, 1970-1981. Publications: Revelation and existence. A study in the theology of Rudolf Bultmann (Cardiff, 1957); The moral argument for Christian theism (London, 1965); A Christian knowledge of God (London, 1969); Concepts of deity (London, 1971); W R Matthews: philosopher and theologian (London, 1976); Christian theism. A study in its basic principles (Edinburgh, 1984).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Professor Stuart George Hall in 1984.

Content & structure

Scope and content

The papers of Huw Parri Owen comprise typescript notes by Owen on the Creeds, [1961-1981].

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Handlist in the King's College London Archives Reading Room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

Department of Theology records (Refs: KCLCA KFT/M, KA/TB/M, KA/TB/AM, KST/M, KSTS/M, KFTS/M, KFTS PUB, 1983/KFT, 1985/KFT, KFT/PH, VSH/REG 1-ART, VSH/M, 1994 KFT, 1995 KFT, 1999 KFT).

Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: King's College Calendars. Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

May 2002

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  • Ancient religions
  • Christianity
  • Religions
  • Religious doctrines
  • Religious texts
  • Theology

Personal names

  • Owen, Huw Parri, b 1926, Theologian

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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