A fascinating and enigmatic man, Davis McCaughey was a theologian equally at home in the secular world. As governor of Victoria, deputy chancellor of Melbourne University, and master of the prestigious Ormond College for 20 years, he played a groundbreaking role in Australian public life. This compelling biography explores the character and achievements of a man who transcended his deeply conservative roots in Belfast to champion radical student politics. A pivotal figure in the creation of the Uniting Church in Australia, McCaughey was also regarded by many as one of the greatest public speakers of his era.In this arrangement ofweekly meetings, the tutor set essay topics and the student read out the essay to the tutor in the privacy ... Attwater occupied the best set of rooms in the College, once the residence of Pitt, and later Gray, in which he was anbsp;...
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