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SCHERER, P. A. (Philipp A.)

[HERMANNSBURG] Venture of faith : an epic in Australian missionary history

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Adelaide : Lutheran Publishing House, 1975. Reprint of the second edition. Octavo(208 mm), pictorial wrappers; pp vi, 89; with numerous b/w photographic illustrations, folding map at rear; a fine copy.

The story of the founding of the Lutheran mission to the Arrernte people at Hermannsburg on the Finke River.

‘Summary: Account of first journey from Bethany to Hermannsburg & establishing of mission; history of Kopperamanna; briefly comments on religious & camp life of natives of Aranda tribe.’ (Trove)