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Iron in our blood a history of the Presbyterian Church in NSW, 1788-2001 by Mark Hutchinson

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Published by Ferguson Publications and the Centre for the Study of Australian Christianity in Sydney .
Written in English


  • Presbyterian Church of Australia in the State of New South Wales -- History.,
  • Presbyterian Church -- New South Wales -- History.,
  • New South Wales -- Church history.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 483-519) and index.

StatementMark Hutchinson.
ContributionsRobert Menzies College. Centre for the Study of Australian Christianity.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2006/08993 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 534 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22670126M
ISBN 100949197904
LC Control Number2002489498

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