Under Siege: Religious Freedom and the Church in Canada at 150 (1867-2017)

February 21, 2017|
Under Siege: Religious Freedom and the Church in Canada at 150 (1867-2017) by Don Hutchinson
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<p>Writing from the perspective of a student of life, history, law,
politics, and theology, Don Hutchinson draws on all of these areas in
<i>Under Siege</i> to offer perceptive insight into the Christian
Church of today’s Canada. The reader will receive the benefit of his
thirty years of church leadership, Christian witness, constitutional
law, and public policy experience to gain a practical understanding
of how we, the Church, may cast the deciding votes on the future of
Christianity in our constitutionally guaranteed “free and democratic
society.”</p> 

<p>How did we get here? What happened to “Christian” Canada? Do we
not have <i>Charter</i> rights like everyone else? What does the
Bible say?</p> 

<p>Many Christians sense that an advancing secularism is trying to
force upon Canadians a culture in which faith is meant to be private.
Hutchinson presents historic, legal, and theological grounds for us
not to hide our faith in stained-glass closets, but instead to enter
Canada’s contested public space with confidence. Together as
individual Christians, congregations, denominations, and para-
congregational ministries, we are the Church in Canada. And together
we have the capacity to impact the nation for God’s good, the good of
our neighbours, and the good of ourselves. Will we?</p> 

Don Hutchinson, B.A., J.D., studied history and politics at Queen''s University and law at the University of British Columbia. A lifelong learner and a student of the Bible since his conversion to Christianity at age twenty-one, Don studied theology with The Salvation Army and at Canada Christian College and School of Graduate Theologi...
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Title:Under Siege: Religious Freedom and the Church in Canada at 150 (1867-2017)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:306 pages, 0.9 X 6 X 8.9 in
Shipping dimensions:306 pages, 0.9 X 6 X 8.9 in
Published:February 21, 2017
Publisher:Word Alive Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781486614523

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