David Jenkins (bishop)
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David Edward Jenkins (26 January 1925 – 4 September 2016) is a Church of England cleric and theologian. He is a former Bishop of Durham, a position he held from 1984 until 1994. Since retirement, he has continued to serve as an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Ripon and Leeds
- No statement about God is simply, literally true. God is far more than can be measured, described, defined in ordinary language, or pinned down to any particular happening.
- Quoted in The Guardian (24 December 1984)