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A Vision Splendid

The Influential Life of William Jellie
A British Unitarian in New Zealand.

Cover of A vision Splendid, Wayne Facer
A vision Splendid, Wayne Facer

A Vision Splendid by Wayne Facer was released at an invitational and public book launch party on 24th March 2018.

This fascinating biography of William Jellie, a pioneering Unitarian minister and educator and a key figure in the history of Unitarianism in New Zealand, is a once in a lifetime publication.

This book is essential reading for anyone who has an interest in New Zealand’s early history, Unitarianism, trade unionism, workers’ education and the fight for secular education.

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2017 ANZUUA CONFERENCE

Unitarian Church of South Australia. Unitarian Meeting House, 99 Osmond Terrace, NORWOOD SA 5067
Unitarian Church of South Australia. Unitarian Meeting House, 99 Osmond Terrace, NORWOOD SA 5067

The 2017 ANZUUA Conference was held in Adelaide, South Australia, over the weekend of 20-22nd October.

The theme of the 2017 conference is ‘How Unitarianism flourishes and grows in Australasia’. The keynote address “Religion in Australia: Decline or Quiet Revolution?” was given by Dr Hugh Mackay, a social researcher and the author of sixteen books – ten in the field of social psychology and ethics, and six novels. His latest book, Beyond Belief was published in 2016, and his sixth novel, Infidelity, was published in 2013.

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