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By Jamie S. Scott

ISBN-10: 1442605162

ISBN-13: 9781442605169

The Religions of Canadians is a publication approximately religions and the making of Canada. Drawing at the professional wisdom and private insights of students in historical past, the social sciences, and the phenomenology of faith, separate chapters introduce the ideals and practices of 9 non secular traditions, a few mainstream, a few much less familiar.

The beginning bankruptcy explores how Aboriginal Canadian traditions proceed to thrive after centuries of oppression. next chapters stick with within the footsteps of Catholic and Protestant Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, and Baha'is as they've got made their solution to Canada, and display how assorted immigrant groups have tailored their wealthy spiritual heritages to a brand new lifestyles in a brand new land. each one bankruptcy is split into 5 sections: an creation; a succinct evaluation of the culture; its passage to and transformation in Canada; a detailed research of latest Canadian groups; and an afterword suggesting percentages for destiny examine. Chapters finish with a listing of vital phrases and dates, comparable web pages, a concise bibliography of extra readings, and key questions for reflection.

The Religions of Canadians is a well timed and certain contribution to the sector, introducing readers to the religions of the area whereas concurrently construction an total photograph of the improvement of Canada's multicultural, pluralist society.

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