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The Blue Banner is a case study of the survival of historic denominationalism grounded in resistance to church union. It traces the origins and near demise of Presbyterianism in Nova Scotia and the development of Saint David's from its beginnings as a new congregation and the only site of Presbyterian witness in metropolitan Halifax. The authors look at various aspects of congregational life - corporate structure and governance, education, worship and music, volunteerism, mission and outreach, and stewardship of the historic site and building that has been home to Saint David's since the beginning.
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|Publisher:||McGill-Queens University Press|
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|File size:||3 MB|
About the Author
Barry Cahill is congregational archivist, The Presbyterian Church of Saint David.
The Reverend Dr. Laurence DeWolfe is minister of Saint David's.
Elder Murray Alary is clerk of Session.
The late Elder Elizabeth A. Chard was chair of the Board of
Barry Cahill is an independent scholar of the legal history of Atlantic Canada and was researcher with the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Restorative Inquiry from 2016 to 2019. He lives in Halifax.