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Parishioner, St James' Anglican Church Biggera Waters and Researcher, Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History

Dr Peter Lewis

About Dr Peter -

Dr Peter E. Lewis is a retired medical practitioner and a researcher for the Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History, and he worships at St James’, Biggera Waters. As well as being a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, he has a London BD and a postgraduate diploma from the BCT.

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People & History Dr Peter Lewis with a bronze coin People & History

St Paul’s coins

“The coins give us a tangible connection to the man who wrote most of the letters in the New Testament and who was Luke’s hero in Acts. As well as providing a tangible link, the coins have much to tell us about the environment in which Paul did his seminal work,” says Dr Peter Lewis from The Parish of Gold Coast North

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Early missionary societies: history, medallions and a banknote

“Dr David Livingstone has long been a hero of mine. In 1841 he was sent as a medical missionary to South Africa by the London Missionary Society. Recently, I was the successful bidder at an online auction for a medallion celebrating the centenary of the London Missionary Society in 1895. It is a beautiful medallion and it motivated me to learn more about the society,” says Dr Peter Lewis