Kōrero: Interdenominational Christianity

British and Foreign Bible Society in Taranaki

British and Foreign Bible Society in Taranaki

The British and Foreign Bible Society was an interdenominational organisation active in mid-19th century New Zealand. This print from the 1850s shows New Testaments donated by the society being distributed to Taranaki Māori in 1842. The baskets of kumara in the foreground may be gifts offered in exchange.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: F-029

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Peter J. Lineham, 'Interdenominational Christianity - Protestant collaboration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/29754/british-and-foreign-bible-society-in-taranaki (accessed 17 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Peter J. Lineham, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 9 Aug 2018