The official biography of the most inspiring spiritual leader of the twentieth century
Anthony Howard is a distinguished political observer who has been editor of both the Listener and the New Statesman and has written for the Guardian, the Sunday Times and the Observer. He currently writes a weekly political column for The Times and is well known to viewers of BBC TV's 'Panorama' and 'Newsnight', as well as many other political programmes. In 1997 he was made a CBE and now lives in London and Shropshire.
'an excellent biography...it is a mark of Howard's achievement that, as a self-confessed "wistful agnostic", he is able to describe the intricacies of Hume's monastic, spiritual and episcopal life so well' - Sunday Times'An eminent biographer ... Howard provides delightful details of Hume's human side' - Independent