The Rev. Richard Lawson, Class of 2001, has been called as the next Dean of Saint John’s Cathedral in Denver, Colorado. Lawson has served as the rector of Grace-St. Luke’s Church in Memphis, Tennessee since 2010, and previously as rector at St. John’s, Decatur, Alabama.
Lawson received his B.A. from Auburn University, and after graduating from General received his S.T.M. from Sewanee. He is published in the Sewanee Theological Review, and his article “Mysticism and Pragmatism in Modern Religious Architecture” will be published in the Spring 2017 issue of the Anglican Theological Review. His essay “Three Sketches of Symbols and Sacraments” will appear in Reasonable Radical? Reading the Writings of Martyn Percy, (edited by Ian Markham and Joshua Daniel).