By Sharon M. Bowler
"This quantity of inspiring and occasionally startling essays contributes to the continued activity of increasing and deepening the old portrait of the Canadian non secular event. Dr. Bowler and her authors difficulty the waters of male-dominated associations and narratives as they introduce us to powerful and trustworthy ladies who crossed a number of obstacles to assist form the church and the various contexts within which they lived, suggestion, prayed, and worked."
--Sandra Beardsall, Professor of Church historical past and Ecumenics, St. Andrew's collage, Saskatoon
"This choice of tales of Canadian Baptist girls conjures up. The recapturing of women's lives, formerly misplaced to historic reminiscence, brings intensity and breadth to our understandings either one of Baptist denominational heritage and of the wider background of the church in Canada. Readers can be captivated by way of those girls who challenged gendered norms as they faced institutional barriers and crossed ethnic and geographic lines."
--Lucille Marr, Adjunct Professor, McGill college, college of spiritual stories; President, Canadian Society of Church History
"The long-neglected contribution of ladies to Canada's Baptist flow is addressed during this eclectic selection of essays. As editor Bowler explains, the amount is neither exhaustive nor encyclopedic, but it contributes considerably to rectifying this evident hole. As a seminary educator, i'm grateful for the mass of worthwhile details this quantity offers as I rewrite a few courses."
--C. Mark Steinacher, Assistant Professor of Christian historical past, Tyndale Seminary
Sharon M. Bowler (EdD, collage of Toronto) is a Chaplain with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist church buildings. Her examine facilities round the research of part 2a Freedom of judgment of right and wrong, Canadian constitution of Rights and Freedoms, and the Baptists who've contributed publicly indirectly to its improvement and continuation. Sharon used to be a contributor to the 1st quantity of the CBHS sequence, Baptists and Public Life.
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