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New Zealanders be aware of Samuel Marsden because the founding father of the CMS missions that introduced Christianity (and probably sheep) to New Zealand. Australians be aware of him as ‘the flogging parson’ who proven huge landholdings and used to be brushed aside from his place as Justice of the Peace for exceeding his jurisdiction. English readers recognize of Marsden for his key function within the historical past of missions and empire. during this significant biography spanning learn, and the subject’s existence, throughout England, New South Wales and New Zealand, Andrew Sharp tells the tale of Marsden’s existence from the interior. Sharp makes a speciality of revealing to fashionable readers the robust evangelical lens by which Marsden understood the realm. by means of diving deeply into key moments – the voyage out, the disputes with Macquarie, the founding of missions – Sharp will get us to reimagine the area as Marsden observed it: regularly below danger from the Prince of Darkness, wanting ‘a daring reprover of vice’, a global written within the phrases of the King James Bible. Andrew Sharp takes us again into the nineteenth-century international, and an evangelical brain, to bare the earlier as actually a international country.

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