People's man : life story of Reverend Sir Leslie Tanaboe Boseto / John Kadiba.Material type: BookPublisher: Darwin : Uniprint NT, Charles Darwin University, 2019Copyright date: © 2019Description: xviii, 454 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), colour maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781925800234; 1925800237.Subject(s): Boseto, Leslie Tanaboe, Reverend Sir, 1933- -- Biography | Methodist Church -- Missions -- Solomon Islands -- History | Missionaries -- Solomon Islands -- Biography | Solomon Islands -- Social life and customsDDC classification: 266.0092
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Includes bibliography: pages 445-449 and index.
Abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Introduction -- 1. My testimony: journey of faith -- 2. A blessed marriage -- 3. Sasamungga: a symbolic mission station -- 4. Centenary celebration at Sasamungga -- 5. A Melanesian phophet -- 6. Rarongo: a symbol of partnership of Melanesian Methodist Districts -- 7. Further development: Rarongo Theological college as a symbol of birth of UCPNGSI -- 8. Leslie visits Rarongo's sister church training institutions -- 9. Leslie pioneering indigenous church leadership in the Solomon Islands: the first Bishop of the Solomon Islands Region -- 10. Second-time Bishop: Leslie re-appointed Bishop of the Solomon Islands Region, 1983-1991 -- 11. Pioneering indigenous church leadership in Melanesia: the first indigenous moderator -- 12. A Melanesian theologian -- 13. A Melanesian ecumenist -- 14. Serving people in politics -- 15. Serving people in community -- 16. The Boseto children and their families -- 17. Singing melodiously to the end -- 18. My God is a Missionary God: a biblical perspective Part I -- 19. My God is a Missionary God: a biblical perspective Part II -- 20. My last word to the church in the Solomon Islands.
Honourable Reverend Chief Leslie Boseto is a Pacific theologian, United Church leader and parliamentarian. He is President of the Lauru Land Conference of Tribal Community and was elected President of the Pacific Churches Conference (1986-1991). He was the first Pacific Islander elected as one of the Presidents of the World Council of Churches (1991-1998).He was elected to the National Parliament of the Solomon Islands in 1997. He currently chairs the Special Select Committee on Immunities, Privileges and Powers of Parliament. He lives in Choiseul Province. On 6 January 2019 a Knight Commander of the British Empire, KBE was awarded to Reverend Leslie Tanaboe BOSETO, for services to the church, rural and community development.