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Christianity in Australia


 

CHRISTIANITY IN AUSTRALIA - HISTORY

 

WEBSITES

Australian Christian History Research Institute includes online books & a wealth of information. Their LINKS page is very helpful.

THE AUSTRALIAN CHRISTIAN VALUES INSTITUTE contributes to the ongoing protection and promotion of Christian values in Australia. It has an historical ethos.

 'Christianity in Australia' (Wikipedia) has a very thorough page.

 

 

ESSAYS

Why Australia's Christian Heritage Matters by Charles Francis QC

 

 

ARTICLES BY 'CHRISTIAN FAITH'

Evaluating Billy Graham 50 Years On by Terry Allen

 The Bicentenary of Christian Schooling in Australia 1793-1993 by Stephen Cracknell

 

 

 

EDUCATION

Thomas Taber was one of the first teachers in the early colony.

 

 

CHRISTIANITY IN AUSTRALIA - MODERN

 

LIST OF CHURCHES

An exhaustive list of Australian Churches is available HERE, divided by States & Territories.

 

CENSUS DATA:

Australian Bureau of Statistics:

Christian groups in Australia (1996) A fascinating look at how vast a number of 'Christian' groups that exist in Australia.

Religious affiliation and activity (2004) Includes trends, factors influencing change, demographic differences, participation in religious activities & voluntary work.

Religious affiliation (2006 Yearbook) Includes 1901-2001 data & percentage changes over time.

Growth of non-Christian religions (2006) Non-Christian religions in Australia are growing at a faster rate than Christianity. State/territory & capital city data.

Christianity & migration; non-Christian religions & migration (2007) Including Australia's religious profile, religion & country of birth, Vietnam, India, Malaysia, Lebanon & a list of references.

Other:

Religion In Australia: Statistics (2006) from InFocus

 

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