Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play
The Armour of Light: The Life of Reverend Doctor Barry Marshall

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Books » Biography » General

The Armour of Light

The Life of Reverend Doctor Barry Marshall

By Nola Firth

$43.05  
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from local warehouse
Order now for Christmas delivery
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Format: Hardback, 150 pages
Published In: Australia, 01 April 2017
The Armour of Light is about a truly remarkable Australian, a man who was described by some as a saint, and whose church rattling and lampooning of his opposition challenged others. Barry Marshall was probably the most well -known Australian priest at the time of his tragic death, in 1970, from a fall which occurred just before his investiture as the first Australian Principal of Pusey House at Oxford University. He was well known for his total dedication to his priestly life, his mixture of erudition and playfulness, for his work as a Bush Brother in outback Bourke and his time as chaplain at Trinity College, the University of Melbourne. Barry was responsible for introducing significant Vatican ll inspired reforms into the Anglican Church in Australia. To the consternation of his bishops he campaigned against infant baptism, maintaining it was a socially accepted practice rather than a serious commitment to Christianity, and as such was a harbinger of the demise of the church. Four decades after his death the influence of the Christian church as an institution has indeed greatly diminished in western society. Despite enormous technological progress and modern development, our society harbours high levels of depression and suicide, and many are seeking meaning in their lives. Barry Marshall's view of such things and his prophetic foresight are part of a story which enriches the history of Australian spirituality.
EAN: 9781921737220
ISBN: 1921737220
Publisher: Lothian Custom Publishing Pty. Limited
Dimensions: 24 x 17 centimetres (0.48 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Armour of Light: The Life of Reverend Doctor Barry Marshall on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.