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Australia without God : an appeal to the churches of Australia to secure an acknowledgment of God in the Australian Constitution

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Title

Australia without God : an appeal to the churches of Australia to secure an acknowledgment of God in the Australian Constitution

Date

1897

Description

"This address was delivered at the opening of the session of the Theological Hall in Ormond College. At the request of a number of those who heard it, it is now re-printed, in the hope that the wider public it may reach may be helped to some adequate view of the responsibility which rests upon them in connection with the recognition of God in our political life." -- introduction.
Introduction -- Australia without God -- The crisis -- The nature of it -- Politicians not wholly responsible -- Reasons of refusal to acknowledge God: -- I. Roman Catholic vote -- II. Church and State are separate -- III. Religious people indifferent -- Reasons for apathy -- How externalities may affect the future -- What experience teaches --The Continuity of National Acts -- Cause of all, low standard of working religion -- Two evils Christians specially responsible for
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Publisher

Hutchinson & Co
Melbourne

Rights

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Format

23 pages ; 21 cm

Language

eng

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Harper, Andrew, 1844-1936, “Australia without God : an appeal to the churches of Australia to secure an acknowledgment of God in the Australian Constitution,” Fusion: Deakin Exhibits Online, accessed July 4, 2022, https://fusion.deakin.edu.au/items/show/1756.

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