David Edward Jenkins (born 26 January 1925) is a Church of England cleric and former Bishop of Durham, a position he held from 1984 until 1994. Since retirement, he has continued to serve as an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Ripon and Leeds.
Jenkins was born in Bromley, Kent and educated at St Dunstan's College, Catford. He had been a lecturer in theology at the University ... more »
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''As I get older I seem to believe less and less and yet to believe what I do believe more and more.''David Jenkins (b. 1925), British ecclesiastic, Bishop of Durham. quoted in Daily Telegraph (London, Nov. 2, 1988).