Story: Religion and society

Kensington Presbyterian Sunday school, 1913

Kensington Presbyterian Sunday school, 1913

In the early 20th century, while only about a third of the inhabitants of south Dunedin went to church each week, three-quarters of the children attended Sunday school or Bible class. These children are at the Presbyterian Sunday school in Kensington.

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John Stenhouse, 'Religion and society - Secularism, gender and politics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by John Stenhouse, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018