Barnes, Ernest William
Anglican clergyman, born in Birmingham, West Midlands, C England, UK. He studied at Cambridge where, as one of the most outstanding mathematical scholars of his time, he became a lecturer in 1902. He was ordained in 1908, became Master of the Temple in 1915, and Bishop of Birmingham in 1924. His strongly-held modernist and pacifist views involved him in continued controversy within the Church of England.