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Description - White Christ Black Cross by Noel Loos

Noel Loos frames the churches' missionary outreach to Aboriginal people within the reality of frontier violence, government control, segregation and neglect. Aboriginal people on the missions responded to white Christianity as part of their enforced cultural change and within the missons' changing circumstances. As missionary control diminished, Aboriginal people responded more overtly and autonomously: some regarding Christianity as irrelevant, others adopting it in culturally satisfying ways.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780855755539
ISBN-10: 0855755539
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Aboriginal Studies Press
Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Noel Loos

The Triumph of the Mynah Bird; Agents of the Aboriginal Holocaust; In the Beginning: The Australian Board of Missions, the Anglican Church and the Aborigines 1850-1900; The Golden Age of Missions 1900-1950; An Expanding Perspective 1900-1950; Of Massacres, Missionaries, Myths and History Wars; The End of An Era; A Black Church: 'Let My People Go'; A New Beginning: A vision from Yarrabah; Index.

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