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Author Miedema, Gary R. (Gary Richard), 1970-
Title For Canada's sake : public religion, centennial celebrations, the re-making of Canada in the 1960s / Gary R. Miedema.
Imprint Montréal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2005.

Author Miedema, Gary R. (Gary Richard), 1970-
Series McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion ; 34
McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion ; 34.
Subject Religious pluralism -- Canada.
Christianity -- Canada -- 20th century.
Canada -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 308 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-299) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Public religion, public celebration, and the construction of nations : theoretical considerations -- "The things that we believe in in this country stand for Christianity" : Christian Canada to the 1960s -- An inclusive state, a servant church, and the waning of a Christian Canada -- The 1967 Centennial celebrations, the Canadian Interfaith Conference, and the building of an inclusive, pluralistic Canada -- Changing the meaning of the word "Canada" : state-sponsored public religion at Expo 67 -- "Should the government of Canada ... decide that all denominations must cooperate or unite before they can be present at Expo 67?" : negotiating a religious presence on the Expo isles -- The Christian Pavilion, the sermons from Science Pavilion, and the Pavilion of Judaism : varying constructions of public religion in 1967.
ISBN 9780773572782 (electronic bk.)
0773572783 (electronic bk.)
0773528776
9780773528772
ISBN/ISSN 9780773528772
OCLC # 243600913
Additional Format Print version: Miedema, Gary R. (Gary Richard), 1970- For Canada's sake. Montréal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2005 (DLC) 2006284477



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