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Table of Contents for
The United Church of Canada: A History edited by Don Schweitzer

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Abbreviations

Genealogical Chart of Church Union in Canada | William T. Gunn

Part One: Chronology

1. Unity Among Many: The Formation of The United Church of Canada, 1899–1930 | C.T. McIntire

2. The 1930s | Eleanor J. Stebner

3. The United Church and the Second World War | Ian McKay Manson

4. A Golden Age: The United Church of Canada, 1946–1960 | John H. Young

5. “And Whether Pigs Have Wings”: The United Church in the 1960s | Sandra Beardsall

6. The 1970s: Voices from the Margins | Joan Wyatt

7. 1980s: What Does it Mean to Be The United Church of Canada? Emergent Voices, Self-Critique, and Dissent | Tracy J. Trothen

8. 1990–2003: The Church into the New Millennium | Ross Bartlett

Part II: Thematic Issues

9. Worship on the Way: The Dialectic of United Church Worship | William S. Kervin

10. A Look at Ministry: Diversity and Ambiguity | Charlotte Caron

11. United Church Mission Goals and First Nations Peoples | Alf Dumont and Roger Hutchinson

12. Jews and Palestinians: An Unresolved Conflict in The United Church Mind | Alan Davies

13. Awash in Theology: Issues in Theology in The United Church of Canada | Michael Bourgeois

14. The Changing Social Imaginary of The United Church of Canada | Don Schweitzer


List of Contributors

Index

Contributors’ Bios

Ross Bartlett is an ordained United Church minister and instructor at the Atlantic School of Theology and lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Sandra Beardsall is Professor of Church History and Ecumenics at St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon.

Michael Bourgeois is Vice-principal and Associate Professor of Theology at Emmanuel College, Toronto, and served as Chair of The United Church of Canada’s Committee on Theology and Faith from 2000 to 2006 during the development of “A Song of Faith.”

Charlotte Caron, a diaconal minister in the United Church, is currently Acting Principal at the Centre for Christian Studies in Winnipeg, and a volunteer with the Stephen Lewis Grandmother-to-Grandmother campaign.

Alan Davies is Emeritus Professor of Religion, Victoria University and University of Toronto.

Alf Dumont was the minister at St. John’s United Church in Alliston (1992–2011) and adjunct staff at Emmanuel College (2005–10). He was the first Director of the Dr. Jessie Saulteaux Resource Centre (1984—88) and the First Speaker (Executive Secretary) of the All Native Circle Conference (1988–92).

Roger Hutchinson is Emeritus Professor of Church and Society at Emmanuel College of Victoria University and the Toronto School of Theology at the University of Toronto.

William S. Kervin is Associate Professor of Public Worship at Emmanuel College of Victoria University and the Toronto School of Theology in the University of Toronto.

Ian McKay Manson is an ordained United Church minister currently working in Toronto. He holds a Th.D. in the History of Christianity from Emmanuel College, Toronto School of Theology, University of Toronto.

C.T. McIntire teaches history and religion at the University of Toronto, and is a fellow of Victoria College, Toronto.

Don Schweitzer is McDougald Professor of Theology at St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon.

Eleanor J. Stebner holds the J.S. Woodsworth Chair in the Humanities at Simon Fraser University.

Tracy J. Trothen is Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Joan Wyatt is an independent scholar and Th.D. candidate at Emmanuel College, Toronto School of Theology, University of Toronto.

John H. Young is Assistant Professor of Practical Studies at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.