James Parkes

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Birthday
22, 1896
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 10, 1981 (84)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1896
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 10, 1981 (84)

About

Primarily remembered for his dedication to combating antisemitism and promoting religious tolerance among his fellow Christians, this cleric, scholar, and activist published important works titled The Jew and His Neighbour and The Conflict of the Church and the Synagogue.

Before Fame

After serving in World War I, he attended Oxford University and was ordained as an Anglican cleric.

Trivia

He penned articles for a number of prominent journals, including The Jewish Chronicle, The Observer, and Punch and Peace News.

Family Life

He attended Elizabeth College in his native St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow author, activist, and Anglican F.R. Scott.