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<b>The New Paradigm in the Colonies: Australia and New Zealand, 1820s–<i>c</i>.1850</b>

Rowan Strong

in Anglicanism and the British Empire, c.1700-1850

Published in print August 2007 | ISBN: 9780199218042
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191711527 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218042.003.0006
 The New Paradigm in the Colonies: Australia and New Zealand, 1820s–c.1850

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This new Anglican imperial paradigm was also framed in the colonies, where it was adopted at different speeds in different colonies. In Australia, between the 1820s and 1840s, the old church-state paradigm only gradually and reluctantly gave way to the new episcopal autonomous one under Bishop William Broughton. In New Zealand, it was the driving force of the state, of the episcopate of Bishop George Selwyn, from the 1840s. In both colonies, Anglican missionaries and bishops continued to construct identities for colonizers and the Aborigines and Maori indigenous peoples in ways similar to the 18th century Anglican missions.

Keywords: episcopacy; Aborigines; Bishop William Broughton; Bishop George Selwyn; Maori; imperial paradigm

Chapter.  23937 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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