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As the first single-volume work to present a national picture of Baptist engagement with the fundamentalist movement in Canada in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Canadian Baptist Fundamentalism fills an important gap in the historiography. It explores the contributions of well-known fundamentalists, such as T. T. Shields, William ""Bible Bill"" Aberhart, and J. J. Sidey, while also introducing the reader to several lesser-known figures, including Joshua Denovan, E. J. Stobo, and T. A. Meister. Together, these studies demonstrate the diversity of the fundamentalist movement as it emerged and developed across Canada. By drawing on material from across the country, Canadian Baptist Fundamentalism addresses old themes in new ways--and, in the process, raises a variety of questions and possibilities for new avenues of study.
About the Author
Taylor Murray is an Instructor of the History of Christianity and Creative Producer of Distributed Learning at Tyndale University in Toronto. He is co-author of Baptists in Canada: Their History and Polity (2020) and co-editor of Atlantic Baptists and Their World: A Festschrift in Honour of Dr. Robert S. Wilson (2020). Paul R. Wilson is a former professor and pastor, and he is currently the President of the Canadian Baptist Historical Society. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Western Ontario. He is co-editor of Baptists and Public Life in Canada (2012) and has published various articles, conference papers, and chapters about the rich history of Canadian Baptists.