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Wycliffe Hall

Wycliffe Hall is named after the Bible translator and reformer John Wycliffe, who taught at Balliol College, Oxford in the 14th century. It is a Church of England theological college and a Permanent Private Hall at the University of Oxford. The hall is the third-oldest Anglican theological college and, as of April 2020.

The University of Oxford’s Wycliffe Hall was established in 1877 to provide theological training for ordained and lay ministry in the Church of England, as well as other Anglican and non-Anglican churches. It has a number of independent students and undergraduates as well – studying theology, education and philosophy. 

There is a strong history of Evangelical Anglicanism at the hall, as well as strong influences of Charismatic, Conservative, and Open Evangelical traditions.

What is Wycliffe Hall's Affiliation?

Wycliffe Hall is affiliated with the Church of England (Evangelical). Evangelicalism is an interdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in Jesus’ atonement.  The movement has long had a presence in the Anglosphere before spreading further afield in the 19th, 20th and early 21st centuries.

What Degree Subjects Can you Study at Wycliffe Hall?

Undergraduate degree subjects include Philosophy and Theology, and Theology.

Where is Oxford's Wycliffe Hall?

Address: 54 Banbury Rd, Park Town, Oxford OX2 6PW

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