University Press of America
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978-0-7618-3903-3 • Paperback • October 2007 • $44.99 • (£35.00)
978-1-4616-7618-8 • eBook • October 2007 • $42.50 • (£33.00)
Preston Jones has been a U.S.-Canada Fulbright Scholar and a fellow of the Pew Program in Religion and American History. He has contributed over 220 articles to numerous publications for general and academic audiences, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News, the National Post (Toronto), the Journal of Church and State, and the American Review of Canadian Studies. Professor Jones has taught Advanced Placement courses at the secondary level and history at Sonoma State University (California), the University of Dallas, and the University of Ottawa (Canada), where he completed his Ph.D. in 1999. Currently he teaches at John Brown University in Arkansas. This is his fourth book.
Part 1 Preface
Chapter 2 Introduction
Chapter 3 The Bible and Confederation
Chapter 4 The Bible and Anglo-Canadian Identity
Chapter 5 The Bible and National Expansion
Chapter 6 The Bible and Quebec
Chapter 7 Conclusion
Part 8 Bibliography
Part 9 About the Author
Jones showsthat Canadian experience illustrates just as much as American experience the beatitude arising from treating God-given 'holy things' as gifts from a merciful Sovereign, but also the enervating peril when these 'holy things' are mishandled as objects of partisan advantage.
— Books and Culture, July 2008