Bachelor of Arts, King’s College, U. London, 1921, Bachelor of Divinity, 1925. B. Little, Mansfield College, University of Oxford, 1927, Master of Arts, 1944. Doctor of Divinity, St. Andrews U., 1951.
Student Regent’s Park College, London, 1922-1925, Marburg U. (Germany), 1927-1928. Honorary Doctor of Laws, McMaster, 1960.
1 daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Mistress A. F. Prain). Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1928. Pastor Bugbrooke Baptist Church, 1928-1932.
Headquarters staff Baptist Missionary Society, 1932-1940. Senior tutor Regent’s Park College, 1940-1951. General secretary Baptist Union Great Britain and Ireland, 1951-1967.
University lecturer comparative religion and history modern missions University of Oxford, 1947-1951. Vice chairman Central committee World Council Churches, 1954-1968. President World Council of Churches, 1968.
Chairman of the executive committee British Council of Churches, 1962-1971. Moderator Free Church Federal Council, 1958-1959. Vice president Baptist World Alliance, 1965-1970.
Author: The Free Church Tradition in the Life of England, 1944. The Growth of the World Church, 1956. The Fellowship of Believers, 1944.
Biography of Henry Wheeler Robinson, 1946. Biography of J. H. Rushbrooke, 1954. The Baptist Union, 1959.
Free Churchmen-Unrepentant and Repentant, 1965. Violence, Non-violence and Human Rights, 1971.