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The woven universe : selected writings of Rev. Maori Marsden

documentary heritage
  • Description

    "The Woven Universe brings together for the first time, Maori Marsden?s substantial statements on Maori philosophy, theology and the MΓori worldview. The collection includes his seminal essay, God, Man and Universe: A Maori View and an extract is also included from his final seminar delivered at Te Wananga-o-Raukawa in Otaki."--Publisher's website.

  • Place
  • Other Id

    GN672.6.R3 MAR (Library of Congress Call Number)

    32759 (Cat ID)

    40626 (DBTextworks system ID)

    25285 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    The woven universe : selected writings of Rev. Maori Marsden
  • Primary Maker
  • Contributor/Publisher
    Estate of Rev. Maori Marsden
  • Place
  • Date
    Circa 2003
  • Physical Description

    xxxviii, 187 pages ; 23 cm

  • Language
    Te Reo Māori
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

    2 items in this collection. View all items.

  • Subject Category
  • Content
    The achievement of authentic being: God, Man and Universe, a Maori view -- The natural world and natural resources: Maori value systems and perspectives -- Kaitiakitanga: a definitive introduction to the holistic world view of the Maori -- Matauranga Maori, Matauranga Pakeha
    The quest for social justice: He Pepeha mo enei ra -- Mental health: a case for reform -- Rangatiratanga me te Kawanatanga -- Prognosis for the socio-economic future of Maoridom -- 'Te Ara Hou formula': The principle of evolution not devolution for the Department of Maori Affairs -- Hui protocols: nga tikanga whakahaere -- Fisheries commission hui.
    Appendices: 1. A sermon by Rev. Takiwairua Marsden -- 2. Miscellaneous definitions and statements -- 3. A genealogy of the cosmos.
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: Maori (New Zealand people)--Philosophy]

  • Subject Notes
    "Rev. Maori Marsden (1924-1993) was a tohunga, scholar, writer, healer, minister and philosopher of the latter part of the twentieth century. From the Tai Tokerau in the north, Maori was both an ordained Anglican minister and a graduate of the whare wananga, the traditional tribal centre of higher and esoteric learning. He was uniquely placed to explore and explain the frontier between pre-Christian theology, understandings of divinity and the Maori worldview, and his Christian faith and vocation. His conclusions and perspectives on these matters are widely influential and speak meaningfully to his people whose spiritual welfare he was dedicated to."
  • Collection Type
    Reserve Collection
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023
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