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Author Name:    MASTERS, D.C Studies in the History of Higher Education in Canada 4

Title:   Protestant Church Colleges in Canada : A History. First Edition

Publisher:    University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1966, 

Seller ID:   101514

MASTERS, D.C. Protestant Church Colleges in Canada : A History. (Toronto) :University of Toronto Press, (1966). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-viii,(4), [3]-225,(1). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Studies in theHistory of Higher Education in Canada, no. 4. "Here we see a panorama of P rotestant religious thought and controversy as reflected in the creation, the development, and sometimes the demise of church-related liberal arts colleges and denominational theological seminaries. As Professor Masters tellsthe story, it is clear that a century ago it was extremely important to ac uve memoers of the churches that their children should receive higher education in a Christian atmosphere. Each denomination had its own concept of the true Christian atmosphere, so each denomination established its own colleges. But theology changed, church-related liberal arts colleges were subjected to increasingly strong secular interests, and the churches were unable to provide the necessary financial support. One after another, the church colleges became non-denominational universities or affiliates of non-denominational universities. There are now but four completely independent Protestant universities in Canada." (from the Foreword by Edward F. Sheffield). Contents : 1. Introduction: The Ideological Background; 2. Early Origins (1785-1829); 3. The Golden Age (1829-1867); 4. Changing Ideas (1867-1890); 5. The Onset of Liberalism (1890-1920); 6. The Modern Adjustment (1920 and after); 7. Conclusion. Spine rubbed and sunned, bookplate, else very good. 50.00


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