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Aboriginal Australians and Christian missions : ethnographic and historical studies / edited by Tony Swain and Deborah Bird Rose.

Aboriginal Australians and Christian missions : ethnographic and historical studies / edited by Tony Swain and Deborah Bird Rose.
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ISBN 0908083157
Title Aboriginal Australians and Christian missions : ethnographic and historical studies / edited by Tony Swain and Deborah Bird Rose.
Publisher and/or associated date/s Bedford Park, S. Aust. : Australian Association for the Study of Religions, 1988.
Description ix, 489 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
Series Special studies in religions no. 6
Bibliography Includes bibliographies.
Contents pt. 1. Perspectives: comparative, philosophical and reflective -- Elegy / Jack Bruno (translated by Barry Alpher) -- Aborigines and Christianity: an overview / Kenelm Burridge -- A Pygmalion complex among missionaries: the Catholic case in the Kimberley / Michael Alroe -- Body and soul: more than an episode! / Ronald M. Berndt and Catherine H. Berndt -- Reflections on a failed crusade / Robert Tonkinson -- pt. 2. Early history and denominational developments -- 'Writing on sand': the first missions to Aborigines in Eastern Australia / Jean Woolmington -- The Aborigines and Tasmania and Christianity: an essay / N.J.B. Plomley -- Concern and contempt: church and missionary attitudes towards Aborigines in North Queensland in the nineteenth century / Noel Loos -- Lazarus at Australia's gateway: the Christian mission enterprise in eastern Cape York Peninsula / Athol Chase -- 'Pearls from the deep': re-evaluating the early history of Colebrook Home for Aboriginal Children / Jane M. Jacobs, Caroline Laurence and Faith Thomas -- The cry for justice and equality: some exceptional Protestant missionaries in Western Australia / Neville Green -- Anglican missions to Aborigines / Keith Cole -- From missions to Aboriginal churches: the Uniting Church in Australia and Aboriginal missions / Bill Edwards and Bernard Clarke -- Maverick missionaries: an overlooked chapter in the history of Catholic missions / Eugene Stockton -- pt. 3. Social contexts: colonialism, dependency and reconstruction -- Christianity, domination and resistance in colonial social relations: the case of Doomadgee, Northwest Queensland / David S. Trigger -- Dependency and assertiveness: three waves of Christianity among Pitjantjatjara people at Ooldea and Yalata / Maggie Brady and Kingsley Palmer -- Christianity full circle: Aboriginal Christianity on Yarrabah Reserve / Lynne Hume -- Bora, church and modernization at Lockhart River, Queensland / David Thompson -- The missionary factor in Adnyamathanha history / Peggy Brock -- Mt. Margaret: missionaries and the aftermath / John E. Stanton -- Riders in the chariot: Aboriginal conversion to Christianity at Kununurra / Peter Willis -- A case study in failure: Kuku-Yalanji and the Lutherans at Bloomfield River, 1887-1902 / Christopher Anderson -- Intellectual contexts: opposition, inclusion and incarnation -- Too many Captain Cooks / Chips Mackinolty and Paddy Wainburranga -- Jesus and the dingo / Deborah Bird Rose -- Mission not accomplished: Christianity in the Kimberleys / Erich Kolig -- A nativistic and millenarian movement in north west Australia / Helmut Petri and Gisela Petri-Odermann -- Nativistic movements in Aboriginal Australia: creative adjustment, protest or regeneration of tradition / Klaus-Peter Koepping -- North Australian kriol and the kriol 'Holi Baibul' / John Harris -- The dreaming and social change in Arnhem Land / Robert Bos -- Goods and gods: a follow-up study of "Steel axes for stone age Australians" / John Taylor -- The ghost of space: reflections of Warlpiri Christian iconography and ritual / Tony Swain -- The incarnation of Nambirrirrma / David H. Turner.
Summary Papers on the impact of Christian missions on the lives of Aboriginal peoples, and the Aboriginal response to Christianity.
Subjects Colebrook Home for Aboriginal Children (Quorn, S. Aust.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy
Aboriginal Australians -- Removal
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care
Missions -- Australia -- History
Aboriginal Australians
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Religion
Yapa people C15
Adnyamathanha people L10
Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)
Adnyamathanha people (L10) (SA SH54-09)
Religions - Christianity - Missions
Christianity -- Australia
Australia -- Church history
Australia -- Religion
Dumadji / Doomadgee (Qld Gulf SE54-05)
Lockhart River (Qld NE Cape York SD54-04)
Mount Margaret (SE WA SH51-02)
Kununurra (WA East Kimberley SD52-14)
Wujal Wujal / Bloomfield River (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)
Arnhem Land (NT)
Other Authors &/or Associated Persons Rose, Deborah Bird, 1946- (dditor)
Swain, Tony (editor)
Other Corporate Bodies Australian Association for the Study of Religions
Series Australian Association for the Study of Religions. Special studies in religions series ; no. 6.
Special studies in religions no. 6.
Call number 2022.089
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