From seminary to university: an institutional history of the study of religion in Canada

"This book provides the first historical examination of the study of religion in Canada. While secular departments of religious studies would not emerge in Canada until the late 1960s, the teaching of religion under the guise of divinity, theology, the Bible, and moral philosophy has been omnip...

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Main Author: Hughes, Aaron W. 1968-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Toronto Buffalo London University of Toronto Press [2020]
In:Year: 2020
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Canada / Religious studies / Institutionalization / History
IxTheo Classification:AA Study of religion
KBQ North America
Further subjects:B Theological seminaries (Canada) History
B Canada
B Universities and colleges ; Curricula
B Theology Study and teaching (Higher) (Canada) History
B Religion ; Study and teaching (Higher)
B Theology ; Study and teaching (Higher)
B Universities and colleges Curricula (Canada) History
B Theological seminaries
B History
B Religion Study and teaching (Higher) (Canada) History
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Summary:"This book provides the first historical examination of the study of religion in Canada. While secular departments of religious studies would not emerge in Canada until the late 1960s, the teaching of religion under the guise of divinity, theology, the Bible, and moral philosophy has been omnipresent for much of the country's history. The gradual transformation from the teaching of religious truths at denominational theological colleges to the non-denominational and secular study of religion at universities was a lengthy and complicated one"
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1487504977