Selwyn and the Australasian Conference of Bishops, 1850

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New Zealand's first Anglican bishop, George Selwyn, was a towering figure in the young colony. Denounced as a 'turbulent priest' for speaking out against Crown practices that dispossessed M'ori, he brought a vigorous approach to episcopal leadership. His wife Sarah Selwyn supported all her husband's activities, in a life characterised as one of 'hardship and anxiety'. She expressed independently her sense of outrage over the Waitara dispute.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA controversial churchman
Subtitle of host publicationEssays on George Selwyn, Bishop of New Zealand and Lichfield, and Sarah Selwyn
EditorsAllan K Davidson
Place of PublicationWellington, NZ
PublisherBridget Williams Books
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781877242519
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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