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German Moravian missionaries in the British colony of Victoria, Australia, 1848-1908 : influential strangers

Author: Felicity Jensz
Publisher: Leiden [The Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, ©2010.
Series: Studies in Christian mission, v. 38.
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This book is a nuanced critique of German Moravian missionariesa (TM) work amongst indigenous Australians within British colonial Australia. It examines tensions between religion and politics and the strained positions in which the missionaries found themselves working within a settler society.
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Jensz, Felicity.
German Moravian missionaries in the British colony of Victoria, Australia, 1848-1908.
Leiden [The Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, ©2010
(DLC) 2009046088
(OCoLC)457129722
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felicity Jensz
ISBN: 9789004181533 9004181539 9789004179219 9004179216
OCLC Number: 667292714
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 274 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: God's lot : Moravians and missions --
"The most wretched and bleakest" : Moravian desire to work amongst the Australian Aborigines --
"Ein fauler Fleck" : Lake Boga, a putrid stain --
"I is done--no more" : the first converts --
"Alles geht seinen schleppenden Gang"--expansion, movement and sluggish progress --
"Every triumphant death"--closure in a British colony.
Series Title: Studies in Christian mission, v. 38.
Responsibility: by Felicity Jensz.

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