By Catherine Gidney
On the flip of the century Protestantism permeated the cultural textile of English-Canadian society. through 1970, besides the fact that, universities have been essentially secular. was once this alteration the results of the altering nature of Protestantism on the flip of the century or forces exterior to it? by way of analyzing the function Protestantism performed on college campuses from 1920 to 1970, Catherine Gidney furthers the talk over the character and means of secularization in English Canada.
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Yet Stanley also believed, like Eric Havelock and Frank Underhill, that citizenship required engagement with the issues of the day. In the international context he spoke out against the rise of fascism and the increasing traffic in munitions. E. Kerr, a man more in the vein of Toronto’s Cody. This concern by administrators, be it presidents or boards of governors, over professors’ characters, behaviour, and religious backgrounds was in part due to the university’s need for public support on financial grounds.
Nancy Christie and Michael Gauvreau have noted the close association and common interests of leaders within the Protestant churches and the universities on issues of social service. J. A. A. E. 105 Similarly, as we have seen, by the early twentieth century, English literature had become the central means of transmitting cultural ideals, and English scholars contributed to maintaining moral purpose. P. Woodhouse were at the height of their power in the university in the 1950s and 1960s. Their ideals shaped not only their fields but the tone of the university.
He emphasized the role of the university in creating an intelligent citizenry and of the teaching of Western culture, from the writings of Plutarch to the Bible, in this process. Yet Stanley also believed, like Eric Havelock and Frank Underhill, that citizenship required engagement with the issues of the day. In the international context he spoke out against the rise of fascism and the increasing traffic in munitions. E. Kerr, a man more in the vein of Toronto’s Cody. This concern by administrators, be it presidents or boards of governors, over professors’ characters, behaviour, and religious backgrounds was in part due to the university’s need for public support on financial grounds.