McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion

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Fighting over God

From before Confederation to the present day, religion has been one of the most contentious issues in Canadian public life. In Fighting over God, Janet Buckingham surveys a vast array of religious conflicts, ...

A Church with the Soul of a Nation

"As Canadian as the maple leaf" is how one observer summed up the United Church of Canada after its founding in 1925. But was this Canadian-made church flawed in its design, as critics have charged? A ...

Canadian Pentecostalism

Bringing together a previously scattered and somewhat hidden literature, Canadian Pentecostalism provides the first comprehensive overview of the subject. The collection is broad in focus, examining classical ...

The Congrégation de Notre-Dame, Superiors, and the Paradox of Power, 1693-1796

Colleen Gray is adjunct professor, Canadian history, Queen’s University.

The Lord for the Body

James Opp is assistant professor, history, Carleton University.

Religion, Family, and Community in Victorian Canada

Marguerite Van Die is a member of the history department and head of Theological Studies, Queen’s Theological College.

The Churches and Social Order in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Canada

Michael Gauvreau is professor of history, McMaster University, and the author and editor of numerous works, including Mapping the Margins: The Family and Social Discipline in Canada and The Catholic Origins ...

A History of Canadian Catholics

In A History of Canadian Catholics Terence Fay relates the long story of the Catholic Church and its followers, beginning with how the church and its adherents came to Canada, how the church established ...

Between Damnation and Starvation

While some scholars have focused on various aspects of the denominational origins of the education system, and others have revealed the influence of religion on the electoral results of the pre-1864 period, ...