Conference – NO SWEAT -Rutherford Waddell and the ‘Sin of Cheapness’

One Day Conference organised by

The Centre for Public Theology and Public Issues.


Rutherford Waddell and the ‘Sin of Cheapness’

Tuesday 28 August, 2012


8.45 am to 7pm


Burns Hall, FirstChurch

Moray Place,


The conference programme offers an opportunity to explore and celebrate the life, work and legacy of one of New Zealand’s most inspirational and prophetic Presbyterian Ministers, the Rev. Dr.  Rutherford Waddell.

Key Note Speaker:  Helen Kelly, President New Zealand Council of Trade Unions.

The Conference includes a Dramatic reconstruction of Waddell’s 1888 Sermon on Sweating,  by Richard Hubber.

Papers will be presented by:  Andrew Bradstock, Tony Ballantyne,  Peter Lineham,  Peter Matheson, Hugh Morrison,  and  Yvonne Wilkie

To Book your place, email  or call Jill Rutherford 03 471 6458.

Conference only:     $15.00  students $10.00

Conference + Lunch : $30.00

Conference + lunch + bus tour of the Parish highlighting its historical significance: $40.00

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