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The Methodist church on the Prairies, 1896-1914

Author: George Neil Emery
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2001.
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion., Series two ;, 15.
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"In The Methodist Church on the Prairies, 1896-1914, George Emery uses quantitative methods and social interpretation to show that the Methodist Church was a cross-class institution with a dynamic evangelical culture, not a middle-class institution whose culture was undergoing secularization. He describes its impressive achievements and shows that they compare favourably with those of the Presbyterians and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Neil Emery
ISBN: 0773521836 9780773521834
OCLC Number: 46617382
Description: xxi, 259 pages, [9] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Prairie West as a Methodist challenge --
The Methodist polity and the social profile of the church --
Methodist traditions --
Money --
Clergy --
Laity --
Methodists and Non-Anglo-Saxon Immigrants --All people's mission, Winnipeg --
The Ukrainian missions in Alberta.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion., Series two ;, 15.
Responsibility: George Emery.
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"In The Methodist Church on the Prairies, 1896-1914, George Emery uses quantitative methods and social interpretation to show that the Methodist Church was a cross-class institution with a dynamic evangelical culture, not a middle-class institution whose culture was undergoing secularization. He describes its impressive achievements and shows that they compare favourably with those of the Presbyterians and Anglicans."--Jacket.

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