Richard Holloway

Richard Holloway

Biography

Richard Holloway was Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. A former Gresham Professor of Divinity and Chairman of the Joint Board of the Scottish Arts Council and Scottish Screen, he is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He has written for many newspapers in Britain, including The Times, Guardian, Observer, Herald and the Scotsman. He is the author of over twenty other books, the most recent of which, Between The Monster And The Saint, was published by Canongate in 2008. Holloway has presented many series for BBC television and radio; his new series, on doubt, will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 this spring.

  • Of Faith and Doubt

    RICHARD HOLLOWAY

    A series of personal and passionate interviews about the writing of Leaving Alexandria.

  • A Much Bigger Conversation

    RICHARD HOLLOWAY

    Join the conversation about the bigger questions in life for yourself.

  • Sunday Times: Time and Place

    Emma Wells

    Celibacy and cold showers: life was tough for a teenage monk.

  • A Much Bigger Conversation - LONDON

    RICHARD HOLLOWAY

    Join Richard Holloway in London to discuss life's big questions. Click here for full details.

  • A Much Bigger Conversation - EDINBURGH

    RICHARD HOLLOWAY

    Join Richard Holloway in Edinburgh to discuss life's big questions. Click here for full details.

  • BBC Radio 4 'Honest Doubt'

    RICHARD HOLLOWAY

    Richard Holloway presents 20 personal essays in which he explores the relationship between faith and doubt over the last 3000 years.

  • Richard Holloway at 5x15

    5 x 15

    RICHARD HOLLOWAY

    Richard Holloway's moving talk on rules, doubt & 'existential jazz' at 5x15.

  • Richard Holloway at the Bristol Festival of Ideas

    Bristol Festival of Ideas Podcast

    RICHARD HOLLOWAY

    An audio recording of Richard's painful decision to leave the church.

  • Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela

    RICHARD HOLLOWAY

    A moving tribute to a great man.

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  • Leaving Alexandria

    Holloway Richard