Bishop Irenei of Richmond and Western Europe

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

BA, MSt, DPhil(Oxon)

Bishop Irenei is the former Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Leeds Trinity University.


An internationally respected scholar, he has published extensively in patristics and theology (including under his pre-monastic name, M.C. Steenberg). His Grace also is author of the well-known The Beginnings of a Life of Prayer and founder of Monachos.net.



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