The Plight of the Australian Clergy; To Convert, Care or Challenge? Blaikie, Norman W. H.,
University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Queensland, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. list of figures, list of tables, acknowledgements, two appendices, references and additional reading and index. Silver coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous tables and figures. Blue coloured boards with white coloured titles to the backstrip.Illustrated dustwrapper with blue coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip.In this book the author studied clergy from six Protestant denominations, attempting to understand the orientations and priorities of contemporary parish (1960s) in Australia."The state of religion in the 1960s, a period of public questioning of basic doctrines, heresy trials, and clergy involvement in political protests, provides the backdrop to and the source of many of the problems which the clergy face. There is a sociological overview of the future of religion, including aspects of the debate on secularisation." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the lower book edges. Staying to the top right-hand corner of the front book panel and there is light browning of the textblock edges and light age toning of the internal pages. Some pencil notations to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpaper.Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and heavy rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Handling marks are also present and a burn mark, along with remains of stickers, can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (7), VIII-XII, (1), 2-253, (5) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Australia; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0702213977. ISBN/EAN: 9780702213977. Inventory No: 0114233.
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