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By Robert William Keith, Dr Wilson

The traditional portrayal of George Augustus Selwyn, the 1st Anglican bishop of recent Zealand, focuses upon his value as a missionary bishop who pioneered synodical govt in New Zealand and acted as a mediator among settlers and Maori.

George Augustus Selwyn (1809-1878) specializes in Selwyn’s theological formation, which locations him within the context of the area of conventional excessive churchmanship, instead of the Oxford flow narrowly conceived. It argues that his uniqueness lay within the manner within which he used to be in a position to transplant his imaginative and prescient of Anglicanism to the colonial context. utilizing Selwyn’s own correspondence and papers, in addition to his unpublished sermons, the e-book analyses his theological formation, his missionary coverage, his function in the formation of the colonial episcopate, his perspective to conciliar authority and his influence upon the diocesan revival in England. The research locations Selwyn along different likeminded excessive churchmen who formed the framework for the transformation of Anglicanism from kingdom Church to around the world communion within the 19th century.

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