To write this life of Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, Owen Chadwick had unrestricted access to the archives of Lambeth Palace and materials fomerly in Lord Ramsey's possession. The resulting biography gives a uniquely perceptive account of Ramsey's life and work and, through them, his time. judicially selective and elegantly written... The book will repay several readings by all who are especially concerned with life in the Church of England and life in this country today' (David Jenkins, Bishop of Durham, in The Guardian). What will no doubt be his definitive Life, a fine gift to us all' (Archbishop Donald Coggan in The Church of England Newspaper). A triumph of the biographer's art' (Church Times). A splendidly unstately portrait of a highly unorthodox Prince of the Church' (Anthony Howard in The Independent on Sunday). Owen Chadwick is a Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge, and Chancellor of the University of East Anglia. He was knighted in 1982.