This article discusses sermons in the British colonies. It draws on existing studies to identify key themes and areas of investigation that may be fruitful for further study. It considers examples from the North American colonies, from 1688 until independence, and from India in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and the Cape Colony in the nineteenth century. It then presents a case study of the sermon in early colonial Australia.
Field of Research
210305 British History 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)