A History of the Churches in Australasia (Oxford History of by Ian Breward

By Ian Breward

Show description

Read Online or Download A History of the Churches in Australasia (Oxford History of the Christian Church) PDF

Best australia & oceania books

Reel Schools: Schooling and the Nation in Australian Cinema

Reel faculties takes a clean examine the background of Australian education during the lens of Australian cinema from the silent period until eventually 2010. In exploring the connection among cinematic illustration and academic historical past, Josephine may possibly indicates how various Australian function and documentary movies provide entry to robust vernacular imaginings approximately college schooling in Australia.

Gangland Sydney

Gangland Sydney information the exploits of an unforgettable solid of villains, crooks and mobsters who've outlined the legal and gangland scene in Sydney from the mid-1800s to the current day. during this compelling publication, Britain's best precise crime writer James Morton and barrister and criminal broadcaster Susanna Lobez song the increase and fall of Sydney's standover males, agreement killers, robbers, brothel keepers, biker gangs and drug purchasers, and in addition learn the function of police, politicians and legal professionals who've helped and hindered the expansion of those felony empires.

Coates of Kaipara

This is often the biography of recent Zealand major Minister, Gordon Coates (1878-1943). It bargains a reassessment of the achievements and screw ups of a political occupation which spanned the extremes of well known adulation and contempt.

Additional resources for A History of the Churches in Australasia (Oxford History of the Christian Church)

Sample text

The reasons for religious choice often lay in family rivalries, and jockeying for titles which were a vital part of the Samoan and Tongan status system. Under Dyson and George Brown, Samoan Methodism consolidated, and became a separate District in 1863. Dyson and Brown acted decisively to return the Samoans to authentic Methodism once it became clear that union of the two missions was unacceptable to their Samoan colleagues. Ministry was reorganized by Dyson into leoleo (overseers), aoao (teachers), failauga (local preachers), and taitai (class leaders).

A catechism was finished in 1801. By October 1812, Pomare left the cult of Oro and requested baptism, but despite careful teaching was not granted his wish until 16 May iSip. 50 50 J. Garrett, To Live among the Stars (Suva, 1982) 13—31. 26 A History of the Churches in Australasia The missionaries were still deeply concerned about his fondness for alcohol, his bisexuality, and his involvement in war, but they recognized that his behaviour had changed. In November 1815, he regained Tahiti, thanks to muskets sold by Sydney traders, but he treated his enemies with Christian clemency.

They left a profound imprint on religious life, shaped political change, introduced rudimentary education, and interchanged cultural and foodproducing techniques.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.53 of 5 – based on 30 votes