Giles Fraser

Anglican priest and philosopher who has written for the Guardian and Daily Mail. He was Canon Chancellor of St. Paul’s before resigning over the eviction of Occupy.

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Anglican priest and philosopher who has written for the Guardian and Daily Mail. He was Canon Chancellor of St. Paul’s before resigning over the eviction of Occupy.

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