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Geoffrey C. Bingham Geoffrey C. Bingham i(A21837 works by) (a.k.a. Geoffrey Cyril Bingham; Geoffrey Bingham; Geoff Bingham)
Also writes as: G. C. Bingham
Born: Established: 6 Jan 1919 Goulburn, Goulburn area, Southern Highlands - Southern Tablelands, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 3 Jun 2009 Adelaide, South Australia,
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Born in Goulburn in regional New South Wales, Geoffrey Bingham grew up in Wahroonga, a suburb of Sydney. He had begun theological studies at Moore College when World War II broke out and, despite his pacifist inclinations, he enlisted. Bingham was awarded the Military Medal for his courage and leadership during the fall of Singapore. Following that event, he spent the remainder of the war in Changi as a prisoner of war.

Bingham was repatriated to Australia in 1946 where he married and resumed his studies at Moore College. After working at Sydney's Garrison Church, he joined the Church Missionary Society and served in Pakistan from 1956 to 1967. Again returning to Australia, Bingham beame the principal of the Adelaide Bible Institute and, later, took up work as an itinerant preacher. He also established New Creation Publications and New Creation Teaching Ministries.

Bingham published over 200 books ranging from novels and poetry to Bible commentaries and works of theology.

Source: Lesley Hicks and John Sandeman, 'His Ministry Was Wider Than One Church', Sydney Morning Herald (18 June 2009): 18.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2005 Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For service to the community through Christian ministry, encouraging cross-cultural theological education and as an author.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Love is the Spur North Parramatta : Eyrie Books , 2004 Z1220528 2004 single work autobiography war literature
2005 third Australian Christian Book of the Year Awards
y separately published work icon Laughing Gunner and Selected War Stories Blackwood : Troubadour Press , 1992 Z390609 1992 selected work short story prose war literature humour satire
1993 winner Australian Christian Book of the Year Awards
y separately published work icon Tall Grow the Tallow-Woods Blackwood : Historical Consultants , 1991 Z352657 1991 single work novel
1992 winner Australian Christian Book of the Year Awards
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