Constructing the theology of G. H. Morling

Summary of the argument of my PhD thesis (University of Divinity, Melbourne, 2022) The term “mystic” is seldom associated with the principals of Baptist theological colleges. Australian-born George Henry Morling (1891-1974) is an exception. Described in 1922 as “small and spare with the face of a mystic,” Morling taught at the Baptist Theological College of …

One coalminer to another

by John McCrindle This is the text of an undated pamphlet written by my maternal grandfather, John Cree McCrindle (1897-1982), probably around the time of his wife Lily's death in 1956, to commend and share his Christian faith with fellow workers in the coal mines in Ipswich, Queensland. Dear Comrades, For the past thirty-four years …

15 great book cataloguing apps

For those who want to explore the world of online book cataloguing apps, here is an alphabetical list of the main contenders, current as at October 2021. It's not always easy to find the book you're looking for, even at home. BookBuddy (free up to 50 books; $5.00 one-time fee for Pro version; iOS) Add items via …

How to catalogue your home library

Hello, book lover! If you own a lot of books, or refer to your books as a “collection,” there’s a good chance you’ve thought about organising them more comprehensively than by arranging them on shelves according to genre, subject or author. You may even have a list of titles in a file somewhere.  But what …

How to improve your essay marks

What gets good marks? A good academic essay directly addresses the set task, and is well-researched, well-argued, and well-structured. Pay close attention to these qualities, and to matters of style, and you will see improvements in your essay marks. Relevance You must adequately address the essay question or topic. Failure to do so suggests unfamiliarity …

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