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Elisabeth Wilson

University Associate
History & Classics

Room 439 , Humanities Building

+61 3 6226 2300 (phone)

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Elisabeth.Wilson@utas.edu.au

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Expertise

Within the general context of evangelical history, Dr Wilson is particularly interested in the history of the Christian Brethren in Australia. She has an ongoing interest in Brethren and other Christian responses to war, especially the experiences and motivations of conscientious objectors to armed conflict. Her current research projects are the formation of Brethren fellowships in nineteenth century Tasmania, the evangelist and Indian missions pioneer Charles Frederick Reeve, and the evangelist and church planter Rice T Hopkins and his influence in Australia.

Fields of Research

  • Australian history (430302)
  • Historical studies (430399)
  • British history (430304)

Research Objectives

  • Understanding Australia's past (130703)
  • Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology (280113)
  • Religion and society (130501)
  • Expanding knowledge in human society (280123)

Publications

Total publications

23

Journal Article

(11 outputs)
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2020Wilson E, 'The legacy of Charles Frederick Reeve', International Bulletin of Mission Research, 44, (1) pp. 80-91. ISSN 2396-9393 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/2396939319843896 [eCite] [Details]

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2018Wilson E, ''Hymns of a more or less idiotic character': the impact and use of 'Sankey's' gospel songs in late nineteenth-century Australia', Journal of Religious History, 42, (2) pp. 265-288. ISSN 0022-4227 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/1467-9809.12471 [eCite] [Details]

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2013Wilson E, ''A Halo of Notoriety': The Changing Public Perception of Evangelist Henry Varley, Victoria and Tasmania 1877-8', Tasmanian Historical Studies, 18 pp. 1-19. ISSN 1324-048X (2013) [Refereed Article]

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2010Wilson EK, ''Ineffable impudence'? Christian Brethren in Northern Tasmania, 1860s and 1870s', Papers and proceedings / Launceston Historical Society, 21 pp. 49-56. ISSN 1034-1625 (2010) [Non Refereed Article]

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2009Wilson EK, ''The irregularity of killing people': Tasmanian Brethren Responses to World War I', Tasmanian Historical Studies, 14 pp. 25-52. ISSN 1324-048X (2009) [Refereed Article]

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2009Wilson EK, ''The irregularity of killing people': Tasmanian Brethren responses to World War I', Brethren Historical Review, 5, (2) pp. 106-18. ISSN 1755-9383 (2009) [Non Refereed Article]

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2009Wilson EK, 'Book review of Donald McNair, A Pacifist at War: Military Memoirs of a Conscientious Objector in Palestine 1917-1918 (ed. Philip McNair, Much Hadham: Anastasia Press, 2008)', Brethren History Review, 5, (2) pp. 181-82. ISSN 1755-9383 (2009) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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2005Wilson EK, 'Do the next thing: Henry Lewis Garrett and the Evolution of the Hobart Brethren Assembly', Tasmanian Historical Studies, 10 pp. 96-112. ISSN 1324-048X (2005) [Refereed Article]

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2004Wilson EK, ''The Eyes of the Authorities Are Upon Us': The Brethren and World War I', Brethren Archivists and Historians Network Review, 3, (1) pp. 2-17. ISSN 1368-9967 (2004) [Non Refereed Article]

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2003Wilson EK, 'Your Citizenship In Heaven: Brethren Attitudes to Authority and Government', Brethren Archivists and Historians Network Review, 2, (2) pp. 75-90. ISSN 1368-9967 (2003) [Non Refereed Article]

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2002Wilson EK, 'Totally Devoid of Sensationalism: Mrs Baeyertz, the Jewish Lady Evangelist from Melbourne', Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings, 49, (3) pp. 153-166. ISSN 0039-9809 (2002) [Non Refereed Article]

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Chapter in Book

(5 outputs)
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2020Wilson E, ''Gathering and Receiving': a reassessment of the role of Rice Thomas Hopkins in Australia', The Brethren and the Church, Brethren Archivists and Historians Network, N Dickson and TJ Marinello (ed), Glasgow, UK, pp. 63-78. ISBN 9781916013025 (2020) [Research Book Chapter]

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2020Wilson E, ''A revolution in thought and practice': the reconciliation of the Hopkins and Open meetings in Australia, 1950s-1960s', The Brethren and the Church, Brethren Archivists and Historians Network, N Dickson and TJ Marinello (ed), Glasgow, UK, pp. 245-256. ISBN 9781916013025 (2020) [Research Book Chapter]

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2016Wilson E, ''Richly rewarding the labourer for his work': Brethren Evangelism in the Australian Colonies, 1860s-1880s'', Brethren Evangelism in the Australian Colonies, 1860s-1880s, Brethren Archivists and Historian Network, Stunt, TC (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 315-346. ISBN 9780957017788 (2016) [Other Book Chapter]

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2014Wilson EK, 'An emissary of the Plymouth Brotherhood? Henry Varley's Interactions with Australian Society in the Late Nineteenth Century', Culture, Spirituality, and the Brethren, Brethren Archivists and Historians Network, N.T.R, Dickson, T.J, Marinello (ed), United Kindgom, pp. 101-126. ISBN 9780957017757 (2014) [Other Book Chapter]

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2006Wilson EK, ''Do the next thing': Henry Lewis Garrett and the Evolution of the Hobart Brethren Assembly', The Growth of the Brethren Movement: National and International Experiences: Essays in Honour of Harold H. Rowdon, Paternoster, Neil T.R. Dickson and Tim Grass (ed), Milton Keynes, pp. 176-90. ISBN 9781842274279 (2006) [Research Book Chapter]

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Thesis

(2 outputs)
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2011Wilson EK, ''Wandering stars' : the impact of British evangelists in Australia, 1870s-1900' (2011) [PhD]

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1994Wilson EK, 'Brethren attitudes to authority and government, with particular reference to pacifism' (1994) [Masters Research]

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Entry

(5 outputs)
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2005Wilson EK, 'The Christian Brethren', The Companion to Tasmanian History, A Alexander (ed), Hobart, pp. 75 (2005) [Entry]

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2005Wilson EK, 'The Gale Family', The Companion to Tasmanian History, A Alexander (ed), Hobart, pp. 152 (2005) [Entry]

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2005Wilson EK, 'The Methodist Movement', The Companion to Tasmanian History, A Alexander (ed), Hobart, pp. 234-5 (2005) [Entry]

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2005Wilson EK, 'The Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia', The Companion to Tasmanian History, A Alexander (ed), Hobart, pp. 255 (2005) [Entry]

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2005Wilson EK, 'Zephaniah Williams (c1794-1874)', The Companion to Tasmanian History, A Alexander (ed), Hobart, pp. 386 (2005) [Entry]

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