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A church with the soul of a nation : making and remaking the United Church of Canada

Author: Phyllis D Airhart
Publisher: Montreal [Québec] ; Ithaca [New York] : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2014]
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion., Series two ;, no. 67.
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""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 Church with the Soul of a Nation explores this question by weaving together the history of the United Church with a provocative analysis of religion and cultural change. The story begins in the aftermath of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Airhart, Phyllis D.
Church with the soul of a nation : making and remaking the United Church of Canada.
Montreal & Kingston, Canada; London ; Ithaca, [New York] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2013.
xx, 440 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis D Airhart
ISBN: 9780773589292 0773589295 9780773589308 0773589309
OCLC Number: 870652572
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 440 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Cover; McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion; Copyright; Contents; Figures and Tables; Abbreviations; Prologue; 1 --
"Friendly Service" to the Nation; 2 --
Controversy and the Construction of Identity; 3 --
The Mission and the "Machinery"; 4 --
The Search for a Faith for Sociable Souls; 5 --
Christian Canada in a "New World Order"; 6 --
Calling Postwar Canada to Christ; 7 --
Uncoupling Christianity and Culture in Canada; 8 --
Listening to the World; 9 --
Reconceiving the United Church; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion., Series two ;, no. 67.
Other Titles: Making and remaking the United Church of Canada
Responsibility: Phyllis D. Airhart.
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"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?  Read more...

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