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Author Willis, Sabine.

Title Women, faith & fetes : essays in the history of women and the Church in Australia / edited by Sabine Willis
Edition [First ed]
Published Melbourne : Dove Communications in association with the Australian Council of Churches (New South Wales), Commission on Status of Women, 1977


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 W'PONDS  261.83412 Wom  AVAILABLE
Description 217 pages ; 21 cm
regular print
Series Oikoumene
Contents 1. Faith and fetes: women and the history of the churches in Australia / Beverley Kingston -- 2. They never marry: the life of Mother Vincent Whitty / Frances O'Donoghue -- 3. Christian temperance and social reform: the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Victoria, 1887-1912 / Anthea Hyslop -- 4. 'I used to quote St. Paul . . . ' The life of Mary Andrews / Sue Bellamy -- 5. Quietly, without fuss: Catholic religious sisters in Tasmania / Shirley King -- 6. Margaret Holmes: larger than the roles she played / Rosalie McCutcheon -- 7. Matron, maid and missionary: the work of Anglican women in Australia / Ruth Teale -- 8. A gust of epic: the life of Mother Mary Sheldon / Clare Percy-Dove -- 9. The panacea of prohibition: the reaction of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Victoria to the Great War / Judith Smart -- 10. The original sin, submission as survival: women religious in the early Maitland Diocese / Maureen Purcell
Summary Ten writers look into the past to present historical insight and personal experiences. What is the relationship between faith and fetes? How have Australian women fulfilled and transcended the limited role allowed them by church and society?
Analysis Australia - Church history - Addresses, essays, lectures
Women - Australia
Women and religion
Women in Christianity
Women in Christianity - Australia
Notes Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Victoria -- History.
Church buildings -- Australia -- History.
Women and religion.
Women in Christianity -- Australia.
Women in Christianity.
Women in church work -- Australia.
Women -- Australia -- History.
Women -- Australia.
Australia -- Church history.
Author Willis, Sabine.
Australian Council of Churches. New South Wales State Council. Commission on the Status of Women.
LC no. 78320197
ISBN 0859240665
9780859240666 (paperback)
Other Titles Women, faith and fetes
Women : faith and fetes