Daniel Hughes

The Sledgehammer Pastor

Ivor Thomas Rees

A biography of one of 20th century Wales most controversial characters, a Nonconformist Socialist pastor known for wielding a sledgehammer, his fiery oratory, keen intellect, and perhaps his drinking... With black & white plates.
Date Published :
November 2015
Publisher :
Y Lolfa
Contributor(s) :
Huw Edwards
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781784610777
Pages : 200
Stock Status : In stock


A biography of an unconventional Nonconformist Baptist minister who served churches in industrial south Wales. His Socialist ideals often brought him into conflict with his deacons. Being locked out of his chapels on two occasions, he resorted to the use of the sledgehammer to gain admittance - hence the epithet in the title.

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