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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’.