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Author Sharp, Andrew, 1940-
Title The world, the flesh and the Devil : the life and opinions of Samuel Marsden in England and the Antipodes, 1765-1838 / Andrew Sharp.
Imprint Auckland : Auckland University Press, 2016.

Author Sharp, Andrew, 1940-
Subject Marsden, Samuel, 1765-1838 -- Religion.
Church of England -- Clergy -- Biography.
Missionaries -- New Zealand -- Biography.
Missionaries -- Australia -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 926 pages) : colour illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note National Library of New Zealand Cataloguing in Publication (CiP) record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "By diving deeply into key moments - the voyage out, the disputes with Macquarie, the founding of missions - Sharp gets us to reimagine the world as Marsden saw it: always under threat from the Prince of Darkness, in need of 'a bold reprover of vice', a world written in the words of the King James Bible. Andrew Sharp takes us back into the nineteenth-century world, and an evangelical mind, to reveal the past as truly a foreign country"--Publisher information.
Contents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION: The life and opinions of Samuel Marsden; Freight from England,1765-1793; 1. A West Riding man's place in the social and economic world of England -- 2. The gospel, c. 1780-93 -- 3. The callings, duties, trials and mission of an evangelical minister, c. 1780-93 -- 4. The voyage to Botany Bay, 1793-94 -- A Rising Man in New South Wales, 1794-1807; 5. A clergyman's role in New South Wales: Richard Johnson's example, 1788-1800 -- 6. Living in an unregenerate Colony, 1794-1800 -- 7. Churches and schools, 1800-07 -- 8. Magistrate, 1800-07 -- 9. Farmer, 1800-0710. Missionary beginnings, 1800-07 -- 10. Missionary beginnings, 1800-07 -- 11. 'The flogging parson' and the Irish troubles, 1800-07 -- 12. Family and ambitions: order, civilisationand evangelism in the antipodes and South Seas -- At Work in England,1807-1809; 13. The social reformer and mission advocate abroad, 1807-09 -- Tribulations and Triumphs in the Antipodes,1810-c. 1828; 14. Jealousy of office: a narrative of disputes between Marsden and Macquarie until the Philo Free libel, 1810-17 -- 15. The mission in the Society Islands until the publication of Philo Free in 1817 -- 16. The mission to the New Zealanders planned and delayed, 1808-c.1817 -- 17. Intentions revealed and troubles emerging in the Bay of Islands, c. 1814-17 -- 18. Marsden's 'character': amour-propre and the works of the devil in New South Wales, 1817-21 -- 19. Marsden, Macquarie and their fight to the reputational death, 1817-26 -- 20. Weakness and disunity in the Bay of Islands,1817-23 -- 21. Moses and the twelve spies: expulsions from the Promised Land, 1821-23 -- 22. Missionaries abroad and at home, and a gentleman sinner: New South Wales, 1821-c.1830 -- Towards a More Peaceful End, Until 1838 -- 23. The routines of colonial life, c. 1821-30 -- 24. Civilisation and the Prince of Darkness: New Zealanders, their civilisation and evangelisation, 1814-30 -- 25. Law, government, settlement and empire in New Zealand, 1814-38 -- 26. Final years, c. 1830-38 -- 27. The last judgment; Appendix: Marsden's character in the hands of others, 1838-2014.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781775587088 (electronic bk.)
1775587088 (electronic bk.)
9781775587101 (electronic bk.)
177558710X (electronic bk.)
9781775587071 (electronic bk.)
177558707X (electronic bk.)
9781869408121
1869408128
OCLC # 960457867
Additional Format Print version: Sharp, Andrew, 1940- World, the flesh and the Devil. Auckland : Auckland University Press, 2016 9781869408121 (OCoLC)952667284.


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