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The Covenanters in Canada
The Covenanters in Canada

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Author: Eldon Hay
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Binding: Hard
Pages: 424 pp

Stock Status:In Stock
Product Code: CH240

A comprehensive study of a minority religious movement, The Covenanters in Canada is an insightful perspective on the evolving relationship between small religious movements and the majority culture.

The Covenanters objected to a ruler who was both the head of state and head of the church. Tracing the theological and historical significance of the movement in Scotland, Ireland, and the United States, Hay outlines the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of Covenanter missionaries in the Maritimes, Upper and Lower Canada, and the West. Despite fierce opposition from rival denominations, the Covenanters ultimately survived to carve a niche for themselves and develop a precarious relationship with other denominations and secular society—a relationship that remains tenacious and tenuous.

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