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The meddlesome priest : a life of Ernest Burgmann

Author: Peter J Hempenstall
Publisher: St. Leonards, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
Database:WorldCat
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Discusses the life of Ernest Burgmann, Anglican Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn from 1934-1960. Nicknamed the "Red Bishop" for his support of the wartime alliance with the Soviet Union, Burgmann was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ernest Burgmann
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Hempenstall
ISBN: 1863733523 9781863733526
OCLC Number: 29274239
Description: xv, 411 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Abbreviations..Preface..1 A bush beginning..2 Breakaways..3 Educating Ernie..4 Ernie's war..5 Among squatters..6 The Morpeth mind..7 People's politics..8 Descending upon the country..9 'A new kind of Bishop'..10 Red Bishop?..11 'The great cave of memory'..12 Canberra, London, Amsterdam and Paris..13 'A most meddlesome priest'..14 Magnificent obsessions..15 'In the midst of life we are in death'..Epilogue..Endnotes and sources..Bibliography..Index
Responsibility: Peter Hempenstall.

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