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The Revd Henry Wansbrough OSB

The Revd Henry Wansbrough OSB is a monk of Ampleforth Abbey, Yorkshire, and a renowned biblical scholar. He is the translator and General Editor of both the Revised New Jerusalem Bible (2018) and New Jerusalem Bible (1985) translations. .

Fr Henry is Cathedral Prior of Norwich (2004–present), Magister Scholarum of the English Benedictine Congregation (2001–present), Chairman of the Trustees of the Catholic Biblical Association (1996–present), and Emeritus Member of the Faculty of Theology in the University of Oxford (1990–present). He is Alexander Jones Professor of Biblical Studies within the Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religious studies at Liverpool Hope University. From 1990 until 2004 he was Master of St Benet's Hall, the Benedictine Permanent Private Hall of the University, and from 1997 to 2007 he was a Member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission.


He has written twenty books, more than sixty articles, around ninety book reviews, an edition of the Synoptic Gospels, with an accompanying textbook, for 'A'-Level students, and more than fifty electronic booklets, essays, and lectures.

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