The College of St John the Evangelist is holding a symposium to mark the bicentenary of the births of George and Sarah Selwyn
Presenters and papers include:
The Revd Dr Ken Booth –Director of Theology House, Christchurch 1997-2006. 'Selwyn as Bishop of Lichfield.'
The Rt Revd Terry Brown – Recently retired Bishop of Malaita, Solomon Islands. 'GA Selwyn in North America: Diplomat and Missionary.'
Mrs Judith Bright – Librarian, John Kinder Theological Library, St John’s College. 'Episcopal Epistles – Selwyn’s Correspondence.'
The Revd Dr Janet Crawford – Recently retired Dean of the United Faculty of Theology, Melbourne. Lecturer in Church History, St John’s College, Auckland, 1986-2005. 'A Help Rather Than a Hindrance”: Sarah Selwyn, Episcopal Wife.'
The Revd Dr Allan Davidson – Lecturer in Church History, St John’s College, Auckland, 1982- and University of Auckland, 1990-2008 Author: Selwyn’s Legacy: The College of St John the Evangelist, 1843-1993
. 'Selwyn as Missionary and Colonial Bishop.'
The Revd Dr Bruce Kaye – Former General Secretary of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia. Editor of the Journal of Anglican Studies
, and Anglicanism in Australia
. 'Selwyn from an Australian Perspective.'
The Revd Dr Warren Limbrick – Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, Dunedin, 1992-1996. Editor, Bishop Selwyn in New Zealand
. 'Selwyn’s Understanding of the Church’s Apostolic Character.'
Jonathan Mane-Wheoki– Director of Art & Visual Culture, Te Papa, Wellington. 'Selwyn the Ecclesiologist − in Theory and in Practice.'
Dr Grant Phillipson – Chief Historian, Waitangi Tribunal. PhD Thesis: 'The Thirteenth Apostle – Bishop Selwyn and the Transplantation of Anglicanism to New Zealand, 1841-1868'. 'Selwyn, Maori and "Presentism".'
Associate Professor John Stenhouse – Associate Professor of History, University of Otago. 'Selwyn through Settler Eyes.'
The Revd Dr Rowan Strong – Associate Professor of Church History, Murdoch University, Perth. Author: Anglicanism and the British Empire c.1700-1850
(2007). 'Selwyn and the British Empire.'
Dr Jenny Te Paa – Te Ahorangi, Te Rau Kahikatea, St John’s College, Auckland. 'Standing in the Legacy of Selwyn.'
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