Allan Davidson

Allan Davidson

Allan Davidson taught church history for many years at St John’s College and the University of Auckland. He has published extensively on religious history in New Zealand and the South Pacific. In 2010 he was awarded an ONZM for services to history.

Publications include

A Controversial Churchman: Essays on George Selwyn, Bishop of New Zealand and Lichfield, and Sarah Selwyn, editor (Bridget Williams Books, 2011)

Living Legacy: A History of the Anglican Diocese of Auckland, editor (2011)

Christianity in Aotearoa: A History of Church and Society in New Zealand, 3rd edition (Ministry of Education, 2004)

Tongan Anglicans 1902–2002, editor (Diocese of Polynesia by the College of the Diocese of Polynesia, 2002)

Semisi Nau: The Story of My Life, editor (University of the South Pacific, 1996)

Transplanted Christianity: Documents Illustrating Aspects of New Zealand Church History, with Peter Lineham (Department of History, Massey University, 1995)

Selwyn’s Legacy: The College of St John the Evangelist, Te Waimate and Auckland 1843–1993 (College of Saint John the Evangelist, 1993)

Evangelicals and Attitudes to India, 1786–1813 (Sutton Courtenay Press,1990)

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