ERIC Number: ED366274
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Religious Studies in Manitoba and Saskatchewan: A State-of-the-Art Review. The Study of Religion in Canada, Volume 4.
Badertscher, John M.; And Others
This publication, part of a multi-volume series on religious studies in Canada, offers descriptive examination of religious studies at universities (and some theological seminaries and Bible schools) in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Part I by Gordon Harland and John M. Badertscher, focuses on the development of religious studies in Manitoba. Chapter 1 provides an historical overview of the development of Manitoba universities and the major role played by religious studies departments. Chapter 2 describes the development of the Department of Religion at the University of Manitoba. Chapter 3 describes the development of religious studies at Brandon University and the University of Winnipeg. Chapter 4 details activities at Manitoba Bible colleges and seminaries. Chapter 5 assesses the growth and strength of graduate studies in religion. Chapter 6 analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of religious studies research in Manitoba. Part II, by Roland E. Miller, looks at religious studies in Saskatchewan. Chapter 7 tells of the origin and development of religious studies at the University of Regina. Chapter 8 deals with the origin and development of programs at Saskatchewan University. Chapter 9 examines theological institutions in Saskatchewan and their role in the academic study of religion. Chapter 10 describes Bible schools in Saskatchewan and provides a brief description of the institutions. Chapter 11 assesses religious studies research in Saskatchewan and chapter 12 tells of the relation of religious studies programs to the general community. (Individual chapters contain extensive references.) (JB)
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Religion Studies, Research, Theological Education, Universities
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5 ($25).
Publication Type: Reports - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Bible Colleges; Canada; Manitoba; Saskatchewan
Note: Published for the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion.