Austin Farrer was, by common consent, one of the most remarkable men of his generation. He possessed the qualities of originality, independence, imagination, and intellectual force to a degree amounting to genius. Basil Mitchell Austin Farrer...possibly the greatest Anglican mind of the twentieth century. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury The one true genius of the Church of England in the twentieth century. A.N. Wilson Austin Farrer (1904-1968) was ordained an Anglican priest at Oxford where he served as chaplain and fellow of several colleges. He was warden of Keble College from 1960 until his death. Both a noted theologian and New Testament scholar, Farrer was a member of the Oxford Christians, conversing frequently with C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Dorothy Sayers, and T. S. Eliot.