Skip to main navigationSkip to main content
The University of Southampton
Special Collections

MS 212 Papers of Revd M.C.R.Braybrooke

Marcus Christopher Rossi Braybrooke

Marcus Christopher Rossi Braybrooke (b. 1938) was educated at Cranleigh School; Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he obtained his BA and MA; Madras Christian College; Wells Theological College and King's College, London, where he obtained an MPhil. He was curate at St Michael's, Highgate, 1964-7; team vicar, Strood Clergy Team, 1967-73; rector, Swainswick, Langridge, Woolley, 1973-9; director of training for the Diocese of Bath and Wells, 1979-84; priest in charge, Christ Church, Bath, 1984-91; examining chaplain to the Bishop of Bath and Wells, 1984-8; prebendary of Wells Cathedral, 1990-3, and chaplain of the Chapel of St Mary Magdalene, Bath, 1992-3. In 1993 he became non-stipendary priest, Marsh and Toot Baldon, Dorchester Team Ministry, Oxford. Since 1986 Braybrooke has been a Vice President of the World Congress of Faiths. He has also acted as Chairman of the International Committee, 1990-3; and Chairman of the International Inter-faith Organisations Co-ordinating Committee, 1990-3; and Chairman of the World Congress of Faiths, 1978-83 and from 1992. Braybrooke was Executive Director of the Council of Christians and Jews, 1984-7. He was editor of World Faith Insight, 1976-91, and had edited Common Ground since 1987. He is the author of Together to the Truth: a comparative study of some developments in Hindu and Christian thought since 1800 (Madras, 1971); Interfaith organizations: a historical directory (1980); Time to meet: towards a deeper relationship between Jews and Christians (London, 1990); and Children of one God: a history of the Council of Christians and Jews (London, 1991).

About the collection

World Congress of Faiths: correspondence and committee papers, 1952-94, with material for its International Inter-Faith Organisations Co-ordinating Committee (IIOCC); correspondence, alphabetical sequence including Global Congress of World Religions, the Mount Abu summit (on global co-operation for a better world), Gordon Cook Foundation, Inter-Faith Association, International Association for Religious Freedom, World Council on Religions, Sarva-Dharma-Sammelana (Bangelore).

Papers for the Council of Christians and Jews, 1971-92; for the International Council of Christians and Jews, 1989-92; for the Temple of Understanding, 1970-85; and the Standing Conference on Jewish, Christian and Muslim Relations, 1972-6. Inter-faith papers, 1968-92, with papers for the World Conference on Religion and Peace, 1971-92.

Papers relating to publications, 1969-92.

Date range:


Former references:

A814, A932, A977, A1025


63 boxes

Useful Downloads

Need the software?PDF Reader

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions about the collection.

Visit Us

Find out how to book an appointment to view the collection.

Privacy Settings