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

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Dempsey's letters to Therry reprinted in P. Chandler, Lay Carmelites (Rome, 1985). 41 I. Breward, A History of the Australian Churches (Sydney, 1993); R. Thompson, Religion in Australia (Melbourne, 1994);}. Woolniiiigton, Religion in Early Australia (Sydney, 1976); J. D. Bollen, Australian Baptists (London, 1977). From Missions to Churches 21 influence of these British outposts. For convenience, this shorthand regional label has been taken to include French territories, but not Irian Jaya, despite the fact that this is culturally part of Melanesia.

Nor did many in authority leave journals or letters which illuminate their attitude to religion. 23 They were cynical conformists who did what had to be done in religious observance, and little more. Scepticism about authority, a firm belief in the value of punishment of offenders, contempt for women, and a preoccupation with material gain characterized many colonial societies in their frontier period. These views were more strongly rooted in New South Wales and in Van Diemen's Land because of the sheer numbers of the convicts and emancipists (those who had served their sentence) in relation to total population.

L. Lockley, 'An estimation of the contribution made in New South Wales by missionaries of the London Missionary Society', MA thesis (Sydney, 1949); S. Piggin, Evangelical Christianity in Australia (Melbourne, 1996) 17—18. 27 16 A History of the Churches in Australasia became the first colonial to go to England to prepare at Lampeter for ordination. He returned to ministry in New South Wales in 1827. Australian clergy had to possess a number of attributes which were not essential to success in Britain.

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