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Samuel Wells

Vicar, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

The Rev. Dr. Samuel Wells is vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. He served as dean of Duke University Chapel and research professor of Christian ethics at Duke Divinity School, Durham, N.C., from 2005 to 2012. He has written numerous books and articles on Christian social ethics. Wells was ordained in the Church of England in 1991.

Inheriting the mantle

As new leaders in the church, divinity graduates have an opportunity to see in the church "the wonder of God’s miracles, the glory of God’s goodness, the joy of God’s humor," says Samuel Wells.

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