Address: Lady Oppenheimer L'Aiguillon Grouville Jersey C.I. JE3 9AP
Writer on philosophical theology and Christian ethics.
Born 1926; daughter of Sir Hugh Lucas-Tooth, Bt and Lady (Laetitia) Lucas-Tooth, (née Findlay).
Married 1947 Sir Michael Oppenheimer Bt; three daughters; ten grandchildren.
Educated: Cheltenham Ladies' College and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (Scholar)
1st cl. philosophy, politics and economics, 1947
M.A. B.Phil, (Oxon); D.D. (Lambeth), 1993.
Taught ethics at Cuddesdon Theological College, 1964-1969.
Member of:- A group appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury 1964 to consider the
Church and the law of divorce Report: Putting asunder SPCK 1966
A commission appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury 1968 to prepare a statement on
the Christian doctrine of marriage (The Root Commission) Report: Marriage, divorce
and the church SPCK 1971
ACCM working party 1972 Report: Teaching Christian ethics: an approach SCM Press 1974
C.of E. working party 1978-82 on Education in personal relationships (Chair)
A working party established by the Standing Committee of the General Synod 1985
Report: An honourable estate The doctrine of marriage according to English law: the obligation of the Church to perform marriages Church House Publishing 1988
The Inter-Anglican Theological and Doctrinal Commission 1981-5 Report: For the sake of
the kingdom: God's church and the new creation Anglican Consultative Council 1986
Lectures:- John Coffin Memorial Lecture, University of London , on The character of
Christian ethics', 1977
Inaugural lecture, Mary Sumner lectures, on Fidelity', 1978
Pastoral theology lectures, University of Durham, on Flourishing and fulfilment',
Preached the University sermon in Oxford, 1979; and in Cambridge, 1988Click here to see a bibliography of my published academic work