Draft Program for the Methodism in Australia Workshop

Posted by David McEwan | Uncategorized | Monday 8 November 2010 11:56 am

Draft Program: Methodism in Australia\r\n\r\nWesley College, University of Sydney, December 3, 2010\r\n\r\nA workshop funded with the support of the Australian Research Council and the Humanities Research Centre, University of Newcastle\r\n\r\n8:30 – 9:00 am Registration and Welcome\r\n\r\n9:00 – 11:00 am\r\n

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  • Glen O’Brien (Sydney College of Divinity): “Not Radically a Dissenter”: The Rev. Samuel Leigh in the Colony of New South Wales
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  • Hilary M. Carey (Newcastle): ‘An Agency for Expanding Christianity’: Methodism and the British World
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  • Daryl Lightfoot (Vice-President, World Methodist Historical Society): Rev. Thomas Collins of Sandhurst-A Vicarious Wesleyan Ministry in New South Wales
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  • David Roberts/ William Emilsen (Discussants) Forum: Methodists, Aborigines and Missions
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\r\n11:00 – 11:30 am Morning tea\r\n\r\n11:30 – 1:00 pm\r\n

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  • Renate Howe (Deakin): Victorian Goldfields Methodism, 1850-1900
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  • Troy Duncan (Newcastle): “Methodism is the living cement of the British Empire:” imperial sentiment among Australian Methodists before World War One
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  • Brian Howe (Melbourne): Colin Williams; A Theology of Engagement
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\r\n1:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch\r\n\r\n2 – 3:00 pm Plenary Forum (Chair: Ian Breward): The National History of Methodism in Australia Project\r\n\r\n3- 3:30 pm Afternoon Tea\r\n\r\n3:30- 5:00 pm\r\n

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  • Garry W. Trompf (Sydney): Of Methodist Scholarship
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  • Marion Maddox (Macquarie): The Wowser and the Activist
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  • Jennifer Clark (New England): ‘The new age needs a new spiritual dynamic’: Methodism and the Challenge of the Sixties
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\r\n6 pm   Conference Dinner: Venue to be announced.\r\n\r\nFull details can be found at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/institute/humanities-research/activities-and-events.html

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