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St Peter's, East Melbourne, has always been an Anglican Church with a difference—promoting a highly traditional liturgy while, at times, encouraging its congregation to a serious study of socialism and other political ideologies. It has had an eclectic mix of clergy, including a Chinese priest, a vicar who was a champion rower, and a vicar who had no qualms about promoting a political agenda. Colin Holden firmly places the history of the parish in the broader context of Melbourne and national history.
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Dr Colin Holden is Assistant Priest and Archivist at St Peter's, Eastern Hill, Melbourne. He has BA, MA, BD and PhD degrees from the University of Melbourne, and is an Associate of its History Department. He has been Director of Music at St Boniface Cathedral, Bunbury, and has lectured in liturgy and church history in the Perth College of Divinity at Murdoch University. His interests include cats, Jules Verne, Italian, music from renaissance to stride jazz, gardens, and getting away from churches.Review:
'Parish histories can be very dull, especially to outsiders. But not this one' -- Ruth Frappell, The Deacon's Treasure
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Book Description Melbourne University, 1996. Hardcover with dust jacket. VG/VG. Signed & inscribed by author. 332 pp. Seller Inventory # 377351
Book Description Melbourne University Press. 1996, 1996. 8vo, 332pp. black & white illustrations. A good hardback copy in like dust jacket. . Signed by author. Seller Inventory # 104710
Book Description Melbourne; Melbourne University Press; 1996, 1996. hardcover and dustwrapper in very good condition, owner's bookplate pasted to front endpaper; 332 pages, b/w photos, heavy book which will require excess postage outside Australia. Seller Inventory # 78889
Book Description Melbourne University Press, Carlton South Vic, Australia, 1996. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 950 g; XVIII, 334 pages, last two pages blank, appendices, chapter notes, bibliography, index, illustrations in black-and-white within the text both black-and-white photographs, and reproductions of art work. Decorated end pages, colour illustrated dustwrapper. A distinctive blend of the Conservative and the radical characterises the history of the Anglican Parish of St Peter's, East Melbourne. This probing study by Colin Holden firmly places the history of the parish in the broader context of Melbourne and national history, as well as in the context of the appeal of socialism to a number of "a high church" Anglicans involved in social justice issues. It documents the doctrinal emphasis on changing styles of worship that led some 19th-century Anglicans to describe Anglo-Catholics as "the enemy in disguise"." -- front fold over blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Religion -- Christianity; Local History -- Victoria; ISBN: 0522846823. ISBN/EAN: 9780522846829. Inventory No: 0222201. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Seller Inventory # 0222201
Book Description Melbourne University Press, Carlton South Vic, Australia, 1996. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. xviii, + 332pp., monochrome facsimile endpapers. Unpaginated b/white halftone plates throughout (mostly archival sources). (All called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain purple boards undamaged. Signed and dated (October, 1996) by author on title page, else textblock unmarked. Note: Inserted loose - a folded A4 errata sheet in fine condition. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, with minor colour-fade on screened-back spine. The history of the Anglican Parish of St. Peter's, East Melbourne . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Acks., 18 chapters, Appendices, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 910g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 012903