Religious Studies

A Cultural Sociology of Anglican Mission and the Indian by Eric Taylor Woods

By Eric Taylor Woods

This e-book specializes in the habitual fight over the that means of the Anglican Church’s position within the Indian residential schools--a long-running university approach designed to assimilate Indigenous youngsters into Euro-Canadian tradition, within which sexual, mental, and actual abuse have been universal. From the tip of the 19th century till the outset of twenty-first century, the which means of the Indian residential faculties underwent a prolonged transformation. as soon as a logo of the Church’s sacred challenge to Christianize and civilize Indigenous youngsters, they're now linked to colonialism and soreness. In bringing this change to mild, the e-book addresses why the Church used to be so speedy to get entangled within the Indian residential faculties and why acknowledgment in their deleterious effect was once so protracted. In doing so, the ebook provides to our knowing of the sociological strategy wherein perpetrators come to acknowledge themselves as such.

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