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DIETRICH BONHOEFFER: BEING THERE FOR OTHERS

by

John Moses

St Laurence Tract No.9, St Laurence Press

ISBN: 978-0-9924370-1-5 (pbk)

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) was executed with other conspirators against the Nazi regime on the personal orders of Adolf Hitler after two years imprisonment at the end of WW II. He has arguably become the most important theologian of the age in any language. His reputation was rescued from oblivion by a former student and close personal friend Eberhard Bethge who soon...

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PICTORIAL HISTORY: CAMDEN & DISTRICT

By

Ian Willis

ISBN: 978-0-9876067-9-2 (pbk)

KIngsclear Books

Beginning with the search for cattle that had strayed from Farm Cove in 1788 and their discovery at Cowpastures seven years later, Ian Willis charts the history of the Camden district through conflicts between settlers and the Dharawal people, the Macarthur era and the development of the Camden township, to the demise of Camden Park estate after World War II. With much of the district’s agricultural land...

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The Other Side of No Man’s Land. Arthur Wheen World War I Hero, Scholar and Pacifist

John Ramsland

Brolga Publishing, Melbourne, 2015

ISBN:  9 781922 175694  (paperback)

This is the story of Wheen’s extraordinary exploits as a heroic signaller in WWI, his studies as a Rhodes scholar post-war, his literary works including his minor war classic Two Masters and his magnificent translation of Erich Maria Remarque’s Im Westen nichts Neues (All Quiet on the Western Front).

EDUCATION REFORM: THE UNWINDING OF INTELLIGENCE AND CREATIVITY

Des Griffin

ISBN: 978-3-319-01993-2 (Print) 978-3-319-01994-9 (Online)

 Springer Books 2014

'Education Reform: The Unwinding of Intelligence and Creativity' reviews the impact of economics, community, and inequality on educational achievement. It argues that discussions of education reform need a broad scope. It

features cases and examples from schools in Australia, the USA, and Britain and covers effective teaching and learning, teacher pay and conditions, standardized testing and public and private (independent) schooling and universities as well as...

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TRUST IN THE CAPACITIES OF THE PEOPLE, DISTRUST ELITES

 

Kenneth Good

ISBN 978-1498502436

Lexington Books, 2014

The book offers a sharp critique of liberal democracy as found today, chiefly in Britain and the US, and issues a clarion call in favour of participatory democracy. Taking the Athenian model as inspiration, it argues that historical and contemporary attempts to realise democracy on a popular basis offer the prospect of a better future for all, Failures will be common, but even they further the capacity of...

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ADELAIDE'S DISSENTING HEADMASTER

 

Diana Chessell

ISBN  9781743052402 (pbk)

Wakefield Press, 

‘Adelaide’s Dissenting Headmaster’ documents the vocation of John Lorenzo Young, who taught the sons of Adelaide’s dissenting majority from 1852-1880. The dissenters found in the rational base of the ‘sciences of the enlightenment’ Young studied at King’s College, London the power they needed to reject biblical creationism and ‘popish languages’.