The Influence of the Movement on Canadian Protestantism Last week I dealt with the complex origins of the Bible College Movement in Canada and its influence upon Canadian and international Protestantism. Now it is time to consider why the movement has been so influential among Canadians and Canadian Protestantism. As Burkinshaw asks: “How did these… Continue reading Canadian Bible School Movement (2)
Much has been written about the Canadian and the American Bible School Movement of the 20th Century, because this movement has had a massive impact on the Christian church, not only in Canada, but also in the foreign mission field. Indeed, a considerable number of people have attended these colleges across Canada. I too have… Continue reading Canadian Bible School Movement (1)
I kind of hope that title catches you by surprise - I certainly had to take a second look at it. It unmistakably implies that Canada was at one time a Christian nation. Indeed, Canada was a Christian nation throughout much of its history. The evidence for this is everywhere. To list just a few… Continue reading Whatever Happened to Christian Canada?
History for many children and teenagers is considered, at the very least, a dull enterprise. At the most, it is the stuff of nightmares to teach and listen to. It is also one of the more forgotten courses to teach. A busy homeschooling mother may be inclined to just teach math, English, and science. Afterall… Continue reading What’s useful about studying history?
1867. 2017. That’s 150 years of Canadian history. To be clear, that’s 150 years of post-Confederation Canadian history. Canada has centuries, even millennia, of history prior to that. There's the history of the native people of Canada. There's archeological and manuscript evidence of a Norse settlement from 1000 A.D. In the Age of Exploration… Continue reading Why Study Canadian History?