Correspondence relating to a conference on homosexuality and Christianity

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The majority of these letters are from bishops and vicars of the Church of England but also some from non-conformist denominations in connection with the conference that Dyson organised at Pembroke College, Cambridge, discussing the position of homosexuality within Christian Theology. /33 Is a letter from "Marion" of the BBC dated 16 June 1978: she bemoans the "cliquishness" of some gay people, naming Douglas Rhymes (1914-1996) as an example and suggests the Quaker, Damaris Parker Rhodes, to attend the conference because of her "marvellous wisdom and beauty".