Posted by: preshist | November 24, 2009

A Wrangle in the Dunedin Presbytery

Presbyterians are well known for their vigorous debating.  The response of the Presbytery of  Dunedin to the Reform Government’s recommendations to introduce Compulsory Military Training in 1911 reflects the members conflicting emotions and understanding of the role of the Church. 

John Milnes’ lecture to the Research Network gives an insight into these arguments and  tensions, and highlights the different sources needed to explain them.  Read more …

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