By Don Wright,Eric Clancy
No mere chronicle of occasions, it seeks to interpret the vast sweep of Methodist historical past within the country and to appreciate where of the church in Australian society. Who have been the Methodists? Why did Methodism locate it so tough to set up itself within the early years of the Colony? Why was once it capable of unfold so speedily within the moment 1/2 the 19¼th century? How did the Church reply to the good questions raised by way of conflict and melancholy, business and social clash within the twentieth century? How has the Church regarding either contributors and the group? Has Methodism been capable of finding an enough reaction to the secularism of our times?
The Methodists throws new mild at the paintings of the earliest Methodist missionaries in Australia and, for the 1st time, supplies the various minor Methodist denominations their rightful position in Methodist historical past. It additionally tells the tale of the $64000 function the Church has performed within the wider neighborhood: from internal business Sydney, to the mushrooming suburbs of the trendy period and the extensive areas of the Methodist missions within the inland areas.
The Methodists is a e-book approximately humans and concepts instead of structures and corporations. in addition to making a huge contribution to the social and spiritual historical past of Australia, it is going to be of curiosity to individuals of the Uniting Church.
Read or Download The Methodists: A history of Methodism in NSW PDF
Best australian & oceanian history books
Tuamaka' is the rope that Maui and his brothers used to snare the solar. Plaited with flax, the rope received its strengths from the bringing jointly of its various strands. In her new ebook, Tuamaka, popular anthropologist Dame Joan Metge asks what kind of rope we have to forge our multicultural destiny.
Who have been the Clarke Gang? Ten years or extra ahead of Ned Kelly grew to become recognized the Clarke brothers and their affiliates have been terrorising a space stretching from today's Canberra to the coast from 1865 to 1867. They intimidated, assaulted, robbed and murdered police and civilians alike. they'd no hesitation in killing any member of the group suspected of being untrustworthy.
Niel Black, a Scot from Argyllshire, arrived in Melbourne in September desiring to make his fortune. bold and decided, Black turned probably the most winning and vigorous squatters within the Western District of Victoria – a farm animals breeder and a Member of the Legislative Council. He was once additionally a correspondent extraordinaire, and his letters to kin, fellow pastoralists, colonial officers, and his leader united kingdom enterprise associate, Thomas Steuart Gladstone (and first cousin of the British major minister), supply a different perception into the time.
Technology, Sexuality, and Race within the usa and Australia, 1780–1940, Revised version is a sociohistorical travel de strength that examines the entwined formation of racial concept and sexual constructs inside of settler colonialism within the usa and Australia from the Age of Revolution to the nice melancholy.
- A Higher Authority: Indigenous Transnationalism and Australia
- The Last Whale
- Matthew Flinders, Maritime Explorer of Australia
Extra info for The Methodists: A history of Methodism in NSW
The Methodists: A history of Methodism in NSW by Don Wright,Eric Clancy