Philip Hughes,Darren Cronshaw's Baptists in Australia:A Church with a Heritage and a Future PDF

By Philip Hughes,Darren Cronshaw

An prior very popular model of this e-book (1996) by way of respected
Uniting Church minister and social researcher Philip J Hughes is here
updated and elevated in organization with Darren Cronshaw, a
Victorian Baptist pastor and educator.
This very important publication not just surveys major points of Australian
Baptist historical past and ideology but additionally analyses modern Baptists’
identity and function in society. The background contains short biographies of
leading Baptist figures and an overview of precise ideals and
practices areas them in actual fact of their ecclesial, worldwide and national
context. the second one half conscientiously analyses census facts and church
surveys to oer a finished photo of the social and religious
life of up to date Baptists. This newest info is carefully
interpreted and makes major insights to be had to church leaders
and scholars of faith in Australian society. this can be the place the
“future” of Baptists should be suggested.

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