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Households of Faith Family, Gender, and Community in Canada, 1760-1969

by Nancy Christie

Part of the McGill-Queen's Studies in the Hist of Re Series

Households of Faith Family, Gender, and Community in Canada, 1760-1969 Synopsis

Households of Faith has a broad scope, extending from a consideration of church ritual in New France, to demographic analyses of New Brunswick and the Eastern Townships of Quebec, to the intersection of gender and ethnicity, the construction of family in Aboriginal communities, and the changing definitions of sex roles and the family itself among both clergy and laypeople. Contributors include Nancy Christie, Enrico Cumbo (CBC), Patricia Dirks (Brock University), Ken Draper (Canadian Bible College), Michael Gauvreau (McMaster University), Ollivier Hubert (Universite de Montreal), Christine Hudon (Universite de Sherbrooke), Hannah Lane (University of New Brunswick), J.I. Little (Simon Fraser University),Susan Neylan (Wilfrid Laurier University), and Marguerite Van Die (Queen's University).

Households of Faith Family, Gender, and Community in Canada, 1760-1969 Press Reviews

It is time that histories of religion and of families come closer together in Canada. This book builds on the work of such scholars as Lynn Marks to present a series of articles that treat this question in diverse and sometimes highly original ways. Bettina Bradbury, Department of History, York University

Book Information

ISBN: 9780773523302
Publication date: 5th May 2003
Author: Nancy Christie
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 408 pages
Categories: Philosophy of religion, Cultural studies, Social theory,

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