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Australian Catholic History - Developing or Declining?

Massam, Katharine (2006) Australian Catholic History - Developing or Declining? Australian Catholic Historical Society Journal, 27. pp. 49-54. ISSN 0084-7259

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    Abstract

    In 'True History of the Kelly Gang', the novel that won the Booker Prize in 2000, the voice of Australia's second most famous Catholic (perhaps, after Mary MacKillop) testifies to the religious dislocation of his family. Ned Kelly's immigrant Irish parents lost the bearings of their faith in their new surroundings. Author Peter Carey has Ned evoke a religious culture of folk devotions defeated by Australia.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Catholic Australian history, Ned Kelly
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
    Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): C - Church History
    Association with University of Divinity: UFT-TCTS: United Faculty of Theology - Trinity College Theological School
    Depositing User: Cate Headey
    Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2011 13:47
    Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 11:16
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/486

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