Peter Beale read Modern Languages and Theology at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and was ordained into the Anglican ministry in 1963. He seceded on grounds of conscience in 1974, and from 1980 until retirement in 2003 was pastor of the Independent Congregational Church at Bulford, Wiltshire. He now lives in Warwickshire, England.
He has translated (from the German) Martin Bucer’s Concerning the True Care of Souls, published by the Trust. His other translations include the Summary of Christian Doctrine in Common Places of Martin Bucer (Appleford, 1972).
Peter passed into the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ in September 2022. A beloved husband, father, and grandfather, he is survived by his wife, Lucy, and daughters Rachel, Elizabeth, and Deborah.