Dr. Gordon Heath, Professor of Christian History, presented papers across the country over the month of June.
Beginning on June 2 he presented, “The Boers standing in the way of progress in Africa must be swept aside:’ Patriotism and Imperialism in the Canadian Jewish Times during the South African War” for the Canadian-American Theological Association at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. On June 5, he presented, “The Rise and Fall (and Resilience) of the Peace Movement among Presbyterians and the United Church in the Interwar Years, 1919-1939” for the Canadian Society of Church History.
Back in Toronto, on June 20 he presented, “Canadian Anglicans and the Appeal of Postwar Pacifism, 1919-1939” at the Tri-History Conference (CCHS, HSEC, NEHA) at Trinity College and Wycliffe College.
For the week of June 24-27 he will be doing research at the Southern Baptist Archives in Nashville, TN, on the topic of Baptists and the Opium Wars in the mid-nineteenth century.