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The Origins of the Church Missionary Society in South Australia, 1910-1917


This essay is one of a number on evangelical Anglicans in South Australia the author has published. See the programmatic ‘The Evangelical Tradition in South Australia’, in Robert S.M. Withycombe (ed), Australia and New Zealand religious History 1788-1988: a collection of papers and addresses, ANZSTS/ATS, Canberra, 1988, pp.157-174.

This essay first appeared in the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia no. 17, 1989, pp.62-77 and is republished here with minor alterations.

Brian Dickey, now retired, is a member of the Professional Historians Association (SA). He has published 13 books and numerous historical articles.

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