Series 072-17 - Subject files

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AU AU-MTC 072-17


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  • 1970-1980 (Creation)

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Manila folders, 3 boxes

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William (Bill) James Lawton was born in 1934 in Sydney. A graduate of Moore College, the University of London and the Australian College of Theology, Bill also completed an MA at the University of Sydney and PhD from UNSW in 1985. From 1976-1989 he was Dean of Students and later Chapel Master at Moore College, while lecturing in History and Liturgy, Koine Greek and Ministry in an Australian Context. Bill served as Rector of Mulewa-Yalgoo in WA from 1967-1969, and from 1989-1999 was Rector of the Parish of East Sydney. This parish included the churches of St John’s, Darlinghurst, and St Peter’s, Woolloomooloo, which was deconsecrated in 1993 and sold to SCEGGS. Bill was also Chaplain to SCEGGS Darlinghurst and Elizabeth Lodge Retirement Village, Kings Cross. Bill was a member of many committees of the Australian General Synod and Diocese of Sydney Synod, includingthe Inner City Committee and the Liturgical Commission. From 2001-2007 he was the National Chaplain to Mission Australia. Bill is the author of many articles and publications including The Better time to Be: Utopian Attitudes to Society among Sydney Anglicans, 1885-1914(UNSW Press, 1990) and Shaping a Prayer Book for Australia (Prayer Book Society, 2010), and delivered the Annual Moore College Lectures in 1986: Being Christian, Being Australian.

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The Anglican Church (1885-1914) – synod debates
Anglican Church and Temperance
Australian Church Record – 1950
Bibliography - general
Chapter headings
Church newspapers – Record
Church newspapers – the Victorian churchman
Church papers – journals
Churches – Balmain – St John
Churches – Burwood – St Paul
Churches – Canterbury – St Paul
Churches – Castle Hill – St Paul
Churches – Darlington (Golden Grove) – St Alban
Churches – Enfield – St Thomas
Churches – Erskineville – Holy Trinity
Churches – Granville – St Mark
Churches – Holsworthy – St Aidan
Churches – Hurstville – St George
Churches – Liverpool – St Luke
Churches – Manly – St Matthew
Churches – Millers Point – Holy Trinity
Churches – Mulgoa – St Thomas
Churches – Newtown – St Stephen
Churches – Parramatta – St John
Churches – Petersham – All Saints
Churches – Pyrmont – St Bartholomew
Churches – Redfern – St Saviour
Churches - Sydney – Christ Church St Laurence
Churches - Sydney – Darlinghurst – St John
Churches - Sydney – St Andrew’s Cathedral
Churches – Sydney – St Barnabas
Churches – Sydney – St James
Churches – Waverley – St Mary
Churches – Woollahra – All Saints
Clergy – Alkin, Thomas Verrier
Clergy – Anderson, P.C.
Clergy – Barry, Rt Rev Alfred
Clergy – Bartlett, Arthur Robert
Clergy – Bryant, Harry
Clergy – Clarke, James
Clergy – Fielding, Morris Glanville
Clergy – Gunther, William James
Clergy – Jackson, Henry Latimer
Clergy – Kemmis, Thomas
Clergy – Killworth, Arthur
Clergy – Langford-Smith, Sydney Edgar
Clergy – Latouche, E. Digges
Clergy – Martin, Henry
Clergy – Mort, Henry Wallace
Clergy – Newton, William Shackfield
Clergy – Rt Rev Frederic Barker
Clergy – Smith, William Saumarez
Clergy – Wright, John Charles
Clergy list – 1886
Clergy values
Defending Christianity – 1880-1890
Diocesan history
English church union in NSW
Episcopal elections – papers of Archbishop Edward White Benson
Housing and land costs
Howe, H.G.J.
Introduction to themes
Kingdom of God
Laymen/evangelism – E.P. Field
Madgwick, E.D.
Maritime strike 1890 – Sydney politics
Moore College – Australian Student Christian Union
Moore College – Chapel
Moore College – evangelicalism
Moore College – lecturers’ notes (G.A. Chambers)
Moore College – library
Moore College – notes on students
Moore College – Principal B.A. Schleicher
Moore College – Principal D.J. Davies
Moore College – Principal Lukyn Williams
Moore College – Principal T.E. Hill
Moore College – student notes
Moore College – training for ministry
Moore College – trustees – minutes
Moore College Principal N. Jones
Moore, Alderman Charles
Music – church, choirs, organs
Music – Diocesan Choir Association
News boys and poor juveniles
Political factions and parties – Sydney politics
Presbyterian church
Primacy, Development of
Republicanism – Anarchy – Sydney politics
Sabbath – bibliography
Science, philosophy and religion
Scripture union
The shape of Sydney – a Christian viewpoint
Slums – maps
Social commitment (a) – temperance
Social commitment (b) sex and marriage
Social commitment (c) - Sunday Schools
Social commitment (d) – home and foreign missions
Social commitment (e) - Empire and war
State elections – Sydney politics
Synod representatives – 1889
Temperance – University paper – Sydney Anglican response to the Temperance movement
Temperance – wowsers
Temperance bibliography
Temperance statistics
Theological liberalism
Training and aspirations of the clergy
Typing – transcripts
University education
What is a Sydney Anglican? Anglican Church League
Yarrington, S.D.

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