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Editions SR


Series Published (until 2015) for the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion/Corporation Canadienne des Sciences Religieuses.

This omnibus series published original monographs in particular religious traditions; on themes or topics that intersect a number of traditions; and that incorporate any number of theoretical and/or methodological approaches.

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Understanding the Consecrated Life in Canada

Edited by Jason Zuidema
Subjects: Religion, Spirituality
Series: Editions SR

The story of the consecrated life in Canada since the 1960s should be about much more than numerical decline. Although the falling numbers are significant among Catholic religious in communities that ...

The New Canadian Pentecostals

The New Canadian Pentecostals takes readers into the everyday religious lives of the members of three Pentecostal congregations located in the Region of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Using the rich qualitative ...

Fifty Years of Religious Studies in Canada

By Harold Coward
Subjects: Education
Series: Editions SR

In Canadian universities in the early 1960s, no courses were offered on Hinduism, Buddhism, or Islam. Only the study of Christianity was available, usually in a theology program in a church college or ...

The Doctrine of Humanity in the Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr

Reinhold Niebuhr was a twentieth-century American theologian who was known for his commentary on public affairs. One of his most influential ideas was the relating of his Christian faith to realism rather ...

Shattering the Illusion

Shattering the Illusion is the first book to gather and comparatively analyze policies addressing child sexual abuse complaints in a selection of religious institutions in Canada. Although there is a ...

From Logos to Christos

Edited by Ellen M. Leonard & Kate Merriman
Subjects: Religion
Series: Editions SR

From Logos to Christos is a collection of essays in Christology written by friends and colleagues in memory of Joanne McWilliam. McWilliam was a pioneer woman in the academic study of theology, specializing ...

Veneration and Revolt

One of the most widely read German authors in the world, Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946. After his death, his novels enjoyed a revival of popularity, becoming a staple ...

Lord, Giver of Life

George Lindbeck once characterized postliberalism, which received its initial structure from his book The Nature of Doctrine, as an attempt to recover pre-modern scriptural interpretation in contemporary ...

“His Dominion” and the “Yellow Peril”

A history of Chinese immigrants encounter with Canadian Protestant missionaries, “His Dominion” and the “Yellow Peril”: Protestant Missions to Chinese Immigrants in Canada, 1859-1967, analyzes ...

Traditions in Contact and Change

Edited by Donald Wiebe & Peter Slater
Subjects: Religion, History
Series: Editions SR


"Traditions in Contact and Change" was the theme of the fourteenth quinquennial congress of the International Association for the History of Religions. This selection from 450 papers by scholars form ...