The Contribution of Methodism to Atlantic Canada

The Contribution of Methodism to Atlantic Canada

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Contents: "John Wesley and the Origins of Methodism" by Owen Chadwick; "Methodist Origins in Atlantic Canada" by John Webster Grant; "Laurence Coughlan and the Origins of Methodism in Newfoundland" by Hans Rollmann; "Henry Alline, William Black, and Nova Scotia's First Great Awakening" by George Rawlyk; "Give All You Can': Methodists and Charitable Causes in Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia" by Allen B. Robertson; "Methodism and the Problem of Methodist Identity in Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick" by T.W. Acheson; "Prince Edward Island Methodist Prelude to Church Union, 1925" by James D. Cameron; "Methodism and Education in the Atlantic Provinces, 1800-1874" by Goldwin French; "The Golden Age of the Church College: Mount Allison's Encounter with Modern Thought,' 1850-1890" by Michael Gauvreau; "Methodism and Methodist Poets in the Early Literature of Maritime Canada" by Thomas B. Vincent; "In the Garden of Christ': Methodist Literary Women in Nineteenth-Century Maritime Canada" by Gwendolyn Davies; "Methodism and E.J. Pratt: A Study of the Methodist Background of a Canadian Poet and Its Influence on His Life and Work" by David G. Pitt; "The Singer's Response to the World: Charles Wesley's Hymns of Invitation" by James Dale; "Methodist Hymn Tunes in Atlantic Canada" by Fred K. Graham.

The Methodism of John Wesley was a vigorous presence in Atlantic Canada from its introduction in the eighteenth century until its incorporation into the United Church of Canada in 1925. The growing body of scholarly writing on religion in the region, however, has concentrated on other denominations. While of recent works have analysed the lives of important Methodist figures in central Canada and identified Methodism as one of the most powerful forces in the formation of Ontario culture, the literature on Methodism in Atlantic Canada is still dominated by previously published works founded on assumptions that must be reassessed. This collection of essays by scholars in several disciplines breaks new ground and rejects some long-accepted stereotypes to provide a better understanding of the culture of Atlantic Canada.


McGill Queens Univ Pr
Contents: "John Wesley and the Origins of Methodism" by Owen Chadwick; "Methodist Origins in Atlantic Canada" by John Webster Grant; "Laurence Coughlan and the Origins of Methodism in Newfoundland" by Hans Rollmann; "Henry Alline, William Black, and Nova Scotia's First Great Awakening" by George Rawlyk; "Give All You Can': Methodists and Charitable Causes in Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia" by Allen B. Robertson; "Methodism and the Problem of Methodist Identity in Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick" by T.W. Acheson; "Prince Edward Island Methodist Prelude to Church Union, 1925" by James D. Cameron; "Methodism and Education in the Atlantic Provinces, 1800-1874" by Goldwin French; "The Golden Age of the Church College: Mount Allison's Encounter with Modern Thought,' 1850-1890" by Michael Gauvreau; "Methodism and Methodist Poets in the Early Literature of Maritime Canada" by Thomas B. Vincent; "In the Garden of Christ': Methodist Literary Women in Nineteenth-Century Maritime Canada" by Gwendolyn Davies; "Methodism and E.J. Pratt: A Study of the Methodist Background of a Canadian Poet and Its Influence on His Life and Work" by David G. Pitt; "The Singer's Response to the World: Charles Wesley's Hymns of Invitation" by James Dale; "Methodist Hymn Tunes in Atlantic Canada" by Fred K. Graham.

The Methodism of John Wesley was a vigorous presence in Atlantic Canada from its introduction in the eighteenth century until its incorporation into the United Church of Canada in 1925. The growing body of scholarly writing on religion in the region, however, has concentrated on other denominations. While of recent works have analysed the lives of important Methodist figures in central Canada and identified Methodism as one of the most powerful forces in the formation of Ontario culture, the literature on Methodism in Atlantic Canada is still dominated by previously published works founded on assumptions that must be reassessed. This collection of essays by scholars in several disciplines breaks new ground and rejects some long-accepted stereotypes to provide a better understanding of the culture of Atlantic Canada.

Contents: "John Wesley and the Origins of Methodism" by Owen Chadwick; "Methodist Origins in Atlantic Canada" by John Webster Grant; "Laurence Coughlan and the Origins of Methodism in Newfoundland" by Hans Rollmann; "Henry Alline, William Black, and Nova Scotia's First Great Awakening" by George Rawlyk; "`Give All You Can': Methodists and Charitable Causes in Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia" by Allen B. Robertson; "Methodism and the Problem of Methodist Identity in Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick" by T.W. Acheson; "Prince Edward Island Methodist Prelude to Church Union, 1925" by James D. Cameron; "Methodism and Education in the Atlantic Provinces, 1800-1874" by Goldwin French; "The Golden Age of the Church College: Mount Allison's Encounter with `Modern Thought,' 1850-1890" by Michael Gauvreau; "Methodism and Methodist Poets in the Early Literature of Maritime Canada" by Thomas B. Vincent; "`In the Garden of Christ': Methodist Literary Women in Nineteenth-Century Maritime Canada" by Gwendolyn Davies; "Methodism and E.J. Pratt: A Study of the Methodist Background of a Canadian Poet and Its Influence on His Life and Work" by David G. Pitt; "The Singer's Response to the World: Charles Wesley's Hymns of Invitation" by James Dale; "Methodist Hymn Tunes in Atlantic Canada" by Fred K. Graham.
The Methodism of John Wesley was a vigorous presence in Atlantic Canada from its introduction in the eighteenth century until its incorporation into the United Church of Canada in 1925. The growing body of scholarly writing on religion in the region, however, has concentrated on other denominations. While of recent works have analysed the lives of important Methodist figures in central Canada and identified Methodism as one of the most powerful forces in the formation of Ontario culture, the literature on Methodism in Atlantic Canada is still dominated by previously published works founded on assumptions that must be reassessed. This collection of essays by scholars in several disciplines breaks new ground and rejects some long-accepted stereotypes to provide a better understanding of the culture of Atlantic Canada.

Blackwell North Amer
The Methodism of John Wesley was a vigorous presence in Atlantic Canada from its introduction in the eighteenth century until its incorporation into the United Church of Canada in 1925. The growing body of scholarly writing on religion in the region, however, has concentrated on other denominations. While recent works have analysed the lives of important Methodist figures in central Canada and identified Methodism as one of the most powerful forces in the formation of Ontario culture, the literature on Methodism in Atlantic Canada is still dominated by previously published works founded on assumptions that must be reassessed.
This collection of essays by scholars in several disciplines breaks new ground and rejects some long-accepted stereotypes to provide a better understanding of the culture of Atlantic Canada.

Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, Ă1992
ISBN: 9780773563223
0773563229
9780773508859
0773508856
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 281 pages) : illustrations, music

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