- J.S. Woodsworth Chair in the Humanities
and Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University
- Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University/Garrett
Evangelical Theological Seminary,
Religious and Theological Studies,
- Master of Arts, Marquette University, Applied Sociology (Religion),
- Master of Divinity, Moravian Theological Seminary, 1984
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Alberta, 1981
Past Work Experience
- Associate/Assistant Professor
in Theology and Church History
University of Winnipeg Faculty of Theology, 1995 to 2005
- Instructor in Church History, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1992
- Parish Associate, North Shore Presbyterian Church (Milwaukee,
Wisconsin), 1986 to 1989
- Pastor, Haverford Moravian Church (Indianapolis, Indiana), 1984 to 1986
- The Westminster Handbook to Women in American Religious History, ed. with Susan Hill Lindley (Westminster John Knox Press, 2008).
- GEM: The Life of Sister Mac (Novalis/St.
Paul University Press, 2001).
- The Women of Hull House: A Study in Spirituality, Vocation,
and Friendship (SUNY Press, 1997).
- I Believe, You Believe: An Introduction to Religions and Beliefs in North America (Moravian Church, rev. ed. 2007 ).
- "The 1930s" in A History of the United Church of Canada, ed. Don Schweitzer (completed for possible publication).
- "The Theology of Jane Addams: Religion 'seeking its own adjustment'" in Feminist Interpretations of Jane Addams, Re-reading the Canon Series, ed. Maurice Hamington (Pennsylvania State University Press, forthcoming).
- "Women and Religion in America" in World Religions in America. 4th edition, ed. Jacob Neusner (Westminster John Knox Press, 2009).
- "Let the Salmon be Salmon: The International Peace Arch as Symbol and Challenge," 195-205 in Cascadia: The Elusive Utopia, ed. Douglas Todd (Ronsdale Press, 2008).
- "Jane Addams on Militarism, Fear, and Self-Righteous Nationalism" in Faith and Freedom 60, pt. 2, no. 165 (2007).
- "Non-Canonical Scriptures of the 20th Century: The Desiderata, Serenity Prayer, and Footprints in the Sand" in Faith and Freedom 59, pt. 2, no. 163 (2006).
- "More Than Maternal Feminists and
Good Samaritans: Women and the Social Gospel in Canada," 53-67
in Gender and the Social Gospel, eds. Wendy Edwards and Carolyn Gifford (University of Illinois Press, 2003).
- "The Settlement House Movement," in Union Theological
Quarterly Review, Volume 57:3-4 (2003).
- "Young Man Knowles: Christianity, Politics, and the Making
of a Better World," 219-236 in Religion and Public Life in Canada:
Historical and Comparative Themes, ed. Marguerite Van Die (University
of Toronto Press, 2001).