Human Australasia: Studies of Society and of Education in Australia and New Zealand

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V RELIGION

The remark that man is incurably religious applies as a general interpretation to the British race. To no part of that race, moreover, could the remark more fittingly be applied than to the Australian and New Zealand; but this application has a specific limitation to the formal and chief institution of the Christian religion, the Christian church.

The religious element in the character and life of Australia and New Zealand belongs in conspicuous ways to the organization and maintenance of the Protestant church. The church in Australasia, as in all parts of the world, has, like the body of Osiris, been broken into fragments. But, to one of these sections, most citizens and families of the Southern continent do belong. About ninety-six per cent. of the people of Australia declare themselves, in the formal declaration of the census, as belonging to a church. Almost as large a proportion also declare themselves, at the time of the solemnization of marriage, as adherents. This number, of course, is divided among

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Human Australasia 3
  • II- The White Australasia 10
  • III- Industrial Experimentation and Unrest 45
  • IV- The Higher, and Other, Education 82
  • V- Religion 137
  • VI- Poetry and Other Literature 150
  • VII- The Newspaper 167
  • VIII- Gambling 176
  • IX- Standards 190
  • X- Fascinations and Satisfactions 208
  • XI- The Human Product 224
  • XII- Contributions to Be Expected to the World's Civilization 239
  • XIII- Conclusion 257
  • Index 263
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