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Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Native Religions of Newfoundland and Labrador: Maritime Archaic, Beothuk, Micmac, Inuit and Innu. Pictured is Shanawdithit, the last known Beothuk, who died in 1829.
Roman Catholicism in Newfoundland and Labrador: texts, studies, and pictures, which document a 400-year long presence. Pictured is Michael Anthony Fleming (1792-1850), fourth titular and first diocesan bishop of Newfoundland, the creator of institutional Catholicism on the island.
The Moravian missionary presence among the Inuit of Labrador: original documents, maps, pictures, studies, and a tutorial in the old German script, in which many of the Moravian documents are preserved. Pictured is Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf (1700-1760), the re-founder of the Moravians, who also gave his reluctant blessings to the first missionary journey to Labrador in 1752.
The Salvation Army is a religious and social force in the province with the largest per capita presence in all of Canada. Pictured is Emma (Churchill) Dawson (1862-1957), a native of Portugal Cove, who together with her husband, brought the Salvation Army message to Newfoundland.
Other Religous Groups and Worldviews
Religious minorities and worldviews in Newfoundland and Labrador past and present.
Newoundland in the Literature of the 17th Century. This is a full text deposit of all significant treatises about Newfoundland, written during the mercantile age: by John Mason, Richard Whitbourne, Richard Eburne, William Vaughan and Robert Hayman. Pictured is Sir Humphrey Gilbert.
A text and picture repository of Anglicanism in Newfoundland and Labrador, from the seventeenth century to the present. Pictured is the second bishop of Newfoundland and Bermuda, Bp. Edward Feild (1801-1876).
Methodists (United Church)
A nearly complete collection of the early sources regarding Newfoundland Methodism. Pictured is Laurence Coughlan, an unconventional, enthusiastic Methodist, who came to Conception Bay in 1766 as Anglican missionary and, while being there, preached his religion of the heart and founded Methodism. He gave hope to the island's poor and ended his days as a preacher in Lady Huntingdon's Connexion.
Congregationalists and Presbyterians
John Jones (1737-1800), pictured on the left, is the founder of Newfoundland Congregationalism. His Dissenting Church of Christ at St. John's, founded in 1775, still survives today as David's Presbyterian Church. This is a text and picture collection regarding Congregationalism and Presbyterianism on the island and in Labrador. The earliest presence of Puritan Separatists in Newfoundland, forerunners of the Congregationalists, took place in 1597.
The Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland is the fastest growing religious body in Newfoundland and Labrador. This is a collection of texts and pictures regarding Newfoundland Pentecostals. Pictured on the left is Alice Belle Garrigus (1858-1949), the founder of Newfoundland Pentecostalism, whose autobiography is among the texts of this homepage.
Religious Data, Issues, and Resources
Statistical information, resources, and religious and ideological issues pertaining to Newfoundland and Labrador.
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