God of the Whenua: Rural Ministry in Aotearoa New Zealand
By Bill Bennett
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The rural church has been profoundly affected by economic and social change, and by theological and liturgical revolution in the wider church. How have these forces for change affected rural congregations in Aotearoa New Zealand, and where are they heading in future?
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God of the Whenua: Rural Ministry in Aotearoa New Zealand
31 May 2013
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Author Biography

Born into a farming family at Dannevirke, Bill Bennett was ordained as an Anglican priest in 1964. He has served most of his ministry in the Diocese of Waiapu and also spent time at the dioceses of Norwich and Lichfield in the UK. For nine years Bennett was ministry enabler for Hawkes Bay/Gisborne region -- he helped establish the Hawke's Bay Rural Ministry Unit in the 1980s. He writes and composes hymns, sings in a civic choir, is learning the Maori language and enjoys tramping. He is currently tutor in Rural Ministry Studies for the Ecumenical Institute for Distance Theological Studies, Christchurch.