God's province : evangelical Christianity, political thought, and conservatism in Alberta /

"Relative to the United States, it is assumed that religion has not been a significant factor in Canada's political development. In God's Province, Clark Banack challenges this assumption, showing that, in Alberta, religious motivation played a vital role in shaping its initial politi...

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Main Author: Banack, Clark, 1981- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Democracy and millennialism in American evangelical Protestantism : the context of religious interpretation in Alberta
  • Religion and the political thought of Henry Wise Wood : liberal postmillennialism and the initial rejection of prairie socialism in Alberta
  • Religion and the political thought of William Aberhart and Ernest Manning : fundamentalist premillennialism and anti-socialist sentiment in Alberta
  • Religion, political thought, and public policy in contemporary Alberta : social conservatism vs the anti-statist religious perspective of Preston Manning
  • Conclusion.