William Cowper the Indispensable Parson - the Life and Influence of Australia's First Parish Clergyman (1778-1858) (#02 in Studies In Australian Colonial History Series)
A biography of Rev William Cowper (1778-1858), third Chaplain to the colony of New South Wales. Appointed to St Philip's, Sydney, in 1809, William Cowper served in that parish until his death in 1858. During his long tenure, he adapted...
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A biography of Rev William Cowper (1778-1858), third Chaplain to the colony of New South Wales. Appointed to St Philip's, Sydney, in 1809, William Cowper served in that parish until his death in 1858. During his long tenure, he adapted the patterns of evangelical Anglican ministry he had learned in Yorkshire for New South Wales, as it moved from penal colony to free society and emerging nation.
Introduction; 1. An Englishman comes to Sydney (1778-1809): Vision Inspires Action; 2. From Rebellion to Royal Commission (1809-1821): Vision Builds Society; 3. Two Archdeacons and a Bishop (1821-1842): Vision Regulates Life; 4. Evangelicalism Threatened and Defended (1843-1852): Vision Stands Firm; 5. Responsibility to Reward (1852-1858): Vision Bequeaths a Future; Bibliography; Indexes
Dr Peter Bolt (Ph.D., King's College, University of London) is Head of the Department of New Testament at Moore Theological College, Sydney. He is the author of Jesus' Defeat of Death: Persuading Mark's Readers(Cambridge, 2003); The Cross from a Distance: Atonement in Mark's Gospel( New Studies in Biblical Theology 18 IVP, 2004); Living With The Underworld (Matthias Media, 2008); Matthew (Reading the Bible Today, Aquila Press) and See How We Died: A Biblical Theology of Mortality (NSBT InterVarsity). He is also the editor of, and contributor to the 2008 Moore College School of Theology published in Christ's Victory over Evil: Biblical theology and pastoral ministry.
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