A History of the English Church in New Zealand

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Author: H. T. Purchas
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 83,833 / 254 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.3
LoC Categories: DU, B
Downloads: 368
Added to site: 2010.02.10
mnybks.net#: 26627
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Religion
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n to run beyond the limits you had in view, but you must do what you think well with this letter, and believe me to remain,

Faithfully yours, S. T. DUNEDIN, Primate.

Bishopsgrove, January, 1914.


The Keystone Printing Co., 552-4 Lonsdale Street, Melb.


CONTENTS.

INTRODUCTION.

Slow progress of Christianity towards Antipodes--Moslem barrier-- Effect of the Renaissance--Europeans south of the barrier--Dutch in East Indies--Tasman's discovery of New Zealand--"Three Kings Island"-- Cook's visit--Convict settlement at Port Jackson--Conclusions.

FIRST PERIOD.

CHAPTER I.

THE PREPARATION (1805-1813).

The Bay of Islands--Te Pahi--His visit to New South Wales--Meeting with Marsden--Te Pahi's return and death--Ruatara--His arrival in England--Marsden at Home--The Church Missionary Society--Its plans for New Zealand Mission--Hall and King--Marsden meets Ruatara on Active --Boyd massa

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