Becoming Holy in Early Canada - McGill-Queen's Studies in the Hist of Religion (Paperback)Timothy G. Pearson (author)
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Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 481 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
"Becoming Holy in Early Canada is a fascinating, polished, and sophisticated addition to the field. Pearson balances fine-grained and evocative analysis with the bigger picture and wider historical trends." Emma Anderson, Department of Classics and Religious Studies, University of Ottawa
"Becoming Holy in Early Canada is deeply informed and builds on recent studies of religion in early Canada. Pearson's anthropologically inspired approach to ``lived holiness,'' is especially refreshing and relevant for scholars of religion, regardless of the time period they study. Becoming Holy in Early Canada is also an intensely historicized account. In Pearson's skilled hands, holiness becomes a productive lens through which to examine the construction of colonial New France itself." University of Toronto Quarterly
"Timothy Pearson's Becoming Holy in Early Canada is an excellent book, one that makes an important contribution to early Canadian colonial history and to our understanding of the lived experience of holiness in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century New
"Pearson shows that the normative model of holiness changed: [in] the seventeenth century, the heroic model of suffering and sacrifice resonated, while in the relatively stable colony of the eighteenth century, holiness arose in contexts of service and ch
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