Item F1936 - A sermon by the Rev. Dr. J. G. Steele, preached at St. John's Cathedral on Sunday 6 September 1981

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A sermon by the Rev. Dr. J. G. Steele, preached at St. John's Cathedral on Sunday 6 September 1981


  • 1981 (Creation)

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5 leaves ; 34 cm.

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John Gladstone Steele, B.Sc, PhD., ThL., A.A.I.P., A.S.I.A., was a priest of the Anglican Church and a physicist at the University of Queensland, serving as Senior Lecturer in the Physics Department from 1968 until 1995. The combination of his interests in bushwalking, botany, and the Australian aborigines enabled him to retrace the patterns of exploration and history in south-east Queensland and have resulted in a number of publications.

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Addresses 'What the white man needs to know about Aboriginals' and 'What Aboriginals need to know about themselves'.
Discusses Aboriginal spirituality, and the need for research into Aboriginal history and culture. Steele makes several references to Janie Sunflower.

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Unrestricted access.

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In copyright. Can be reproduced for personal research and study. For other uses see About copyright. Please attribute the Fryer Library.

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  • English

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Revised, SJB, 18-Nov-2022.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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