"Rowan Douglas Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth" is an Anglican Communion/Anglican bishop, theologian and poet.
Williams was the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, Metropolitan (religion)/Metropolitan of the Province of Canterbury and Primacy of Canterbury/Primate of All England, offices he held from December 2002 to December 2012, and was previously Bishop of Monmouth and Archbishop of Wales, making him the first Archbishop of Canterbury in modern times not to be appointed from within the Church of England.
Williams spent much of his earlier career as an academic at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford successively. He speaks three languages and reads at least nine. He has since described his spoken German language/German as a "disaster area" and said that he is "a very clumsy reader and writer of Russian language/Russian".If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous theologians! More Rowan Williams on Wikipedia.