New PDF release: A Culture of Faith: Evangelical Congregations in Canada

By Sam Reimer,Michael Wilkinson

ISBN-10: 0773545034

ISBN-13: 9780773545038

ISBN-10: 0773545042

ISBN-13: 9780773545045

many spiritual students have famous a decline in institutional types of faith in Canada. With fewer Canadians frequently attending church or following denominational proscriptions, is institutionalized faith changing into a specific thing of the past?

In A tradition of religion, Sam Reimer and Michael Wilkinson argue that evangelical Protestants proceed to teach robust allegiance to their congregations. via a countrywide learn, together with interviews with over pastors and an research of monetary assets, the authors argue that evangelical Protestant congregations show larger resiliency inside of a broader context of declining religiosity. in accordance with their findings, weekly church attendance between evangelicals is considerably better than the nationwide general, church attendees say they get major leisure from their spiritual teams, adolescence participation is excessive, and evangelicals usually tend to volunteer. whereas there is symptoms of decline at the horizon, Canadian evangelical congregations appear to stay important at a time while such a lot different Christian traditions are waning.

A sincerely awarded learn of evangelical ideals, corporations, leaders, and funds, A tradition of religion finds the present energy of evangelical Protestantism and its implications for the way forward for faith in Canada.

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