Thompson, Colin Peter
b Exeter, Devon 1945. Oxford Univ, MA, PhD. Ordained in the URC, 1971; formerly Chaplain to the Univ of Sussex; currently (2011) Lecturer in Spanish at Oxford. His first published hymn was Christian people, raise your song, in New Church Praise, 1975. Including paraphrases he has 7 items in Rejoice and Sing (1991), on whose editorial committee he served, and 3 in Common Praise (2000). One text and a paraphrase feature in the 2005 edn of A Panorama of Christian Hymnody. He has supplied articles and reviews to periodicals such as the Journal of Theological Studies, and written several books. No.737.