the book is much more than an account of the conflict between church and school and the consequences of essentially one man’s will to assert his power over others. The book depicts a struggle between noble ideals and self-interested ambition. […]
Held at the Lyceum Club on Joan Montgomery’s 96th birthday on 6 July 2021 The Vetting of Wisdom is the gripping tale of a revered Principal—acclaimed nationwide as the leading girls’ school educator of her […]
Author Kim Rubenstein and her biography subject Joan Montgomery work through the more than 400 page manuscript correcting factual and grammatical errors.
Favoured by the great majority of the three denominations, the union, however, left behind powerful remnants in the Presbyterian Church who wished to continue as before. What is more, they were determined to fight and take what they believed to be theirs. […]
Professor Elizabeth Minchin is one of only a handful of Classics professors in Australia and, with chairs at the University of Queensland and at Macquarie currently being filled, she is presently the only woman holding […]