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William Katerberg, selected publications

Books

Conquests & Consequences: The American West from Frontier to Region. Wheeling, Illinois: Harlan Davidson. Co-written with Carol L. Higham. 2009. To back order a complimentary examination copy, e-mail harlandavidson@harlandavidson.com

Future West: Utopia and Apocalypse in Frontier Science Fiction. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2008.

Edited with Miroslav Volf. The Future of Hope: Christian Tradition Amid Modernity and Postmodernity. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2004.

Modernity and the Dilemma of North American Anglican Identities, 1880-1950. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001.

Articles and Book Chapters

“The ‘Objectivity Question’ and the Historian’s Vocation.” In Confessing History: Explorations in Christian Faith and the Historian's Vocation, edited by John Fea, Jay Green, & Eric Miller. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010.

"Identities in Fragments? Growing Up at the Borderlands of Religion, Ethnicity, and Nation." In Across Borders: Dutch Migration to North America and Australia, edited by Jacob N. Nyenhuis, Suzanne M. Sinke, and Robert P. Swierenga. Holland, MI: VanRaalte Press, 2010: 3-16.

“A Northern Vision: Frontiers and the West in the Canadian and American Imagination.” In One West, Two Myths, Volume Two: Essays on Comparison, edited by Carol L. Higham and Robert Thacker. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2007. (Reprint of 2003 ARCS article.)

“In the Crucible of Civil War: Morality, Public Memory, and the Writing of History.” Fides et Historia 39:1 (2007): 85-99.

“Western Myth and the End of History in the Novels of Douglas Coupland.” Western American Literature 40:3 (Fall 2005): 272-299.

“History, Hope, and the Redemption of Time.” In The Future of Hope: Christian Tradition Amid Modernity and Postmodernity,edited by Miroslav Volf and William Katerberg. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2004.

“Redemptive Horizons, Redemptive Violence, and Hopeful History.” Fides et Historia 36:1 (2004): 1-14.

“A Northern Vision: Frontiers and the West in the Canadian and American Imagination.” The American Review of Canadian Studies 33:4 (Winter 2003): 547-567.

“Is There Such a Thing as ‘Christian’ History?” Fides et Historia 34:1 (2002): 57-66.

“George Rawlyk’s Absent Nineteenth Century.” Fides et Historia 32:1 (2000): 18-21.

“Consumers and Citizens: Religion, Identity, and Politics in Canada and the USA.” In Rethinking Church, State, and Modernity: Canada Between Europe and the USA, edited by David Lyon and Marguerite Van Die. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000.

“History as Identity: Religion, Subjectivity, and the Historical Profession.” Canadian Society of Church History Historical Papers, 1997.

“Redefining Evangelicalism in the Canadian Anglican Church: Wycliffe College and the Evangelical Party, 1867-1995.” In Aspects of the Canadian Evangelical Experience, edited by George Rawlyk. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1997.

“The Irony of Identity: An Essay on Nativism, Liberal Democracy, and Parochial Identities in Canada and the United States.” American Quarterly 47:3 (Sept. 1995): 493-524.

“Protecting ‘Christian Liberty’: Mainline Protestantism, Racial Thought, and Political Culture in English Canada, 1918-1939.” Canadian Society of Church History Historical Papers, 1995.

Book Reviews

Lee Rozelle, Ecosublime: Environmental Awe and Terror from New World to Oddworld for Pacific Historical Review, 76:3 (August 2007): 484-485. Tuscaloosa, Ala., University of Alabama Press, 2006.

Essay on R. Douglas Francis, Richard Jones, and Donald B. Smith, Origins: Canadian History to Confederation, 5th ed. Scarborough, ON: Nelson, 2004; Destinies: Canadian History Since Confederation, 5th ed. Scarborough, ON: Nelson, 2004; Journeys: A History of Canada. Scarborough, ON: Nelson, 2004 for The American Review of Canadian Studies 36:4 (Winter 2006): 644-648.

Richard Kearney, On Paul Ricoeur: The Owl of Minerva. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2004 for Utopian Studies, 17:1 (2006): 270-273.

Catherine Gidney, A Long Eclipse: The Liberal Protestant Establishment and the Canadian University, 1920-1970. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004 for Journal of Education and Christian Belief 10:1 (2006): 91-92.

J.I. Little, Borderland Religion: The Emergence of an English-Canadian Identity, 1792-1852. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004 for The American Review of Canadian Studies 35:4 (Winter 2005): 743-745.

Robert F. Ziedel, Immigrants, Progressives, and Exclusion Politics: The Dillingham Commission, 1900-1927. De Kalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2004 for Journal of American History 91:4 (2005): 1505.

Alan L. Hayes,. Anglicans in Canada: Controversies and Identity in Historical Perspective. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2004 for Toronto Journal of Theology 20:2 (2004): 239.

Ferenc Morton Szasz, Religion in the Modern American West. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2000 for Western Historical Quarterly 32:4 (2001): 510-511.

Donald Harman Akenson, God’s Peoples: Covenant and Land in South Africa, Israel, and Ulster. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1992 for Left History 1:2 (Fall 1993): 169-171.

David Marshall, Secularizing the Faith: Canadian Protestant Clergy and the Crisis of Belief, 1850-1940. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992 for Left History 1:1 (Spring 1993): 143-144.

Non-Scholarly Publications

“Can Democrats get Religion? Left and Center in Grand Rapids.” Christian Century, 27 December 2005.

“Retrieving Hope.” Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, March 2005.

“Rendering Unto God and Unto Caesar.” Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, May 2005. [Review of Wes Avram, ed. Anxious About Empire: Theological Essays on the New Global Realities. Grand Rapids, Brazos Press, 2004.]

“Special Pleading.” Books & Culture, November/December 2002.

“In Brief.” Books & Culture, March/April 2000. [Reviews of Mark David Spence. Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks. New York: Oxford, 1999; and, Robert Keller & Michael Turek. American Indians and National Parks. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1998.]

“Opening Minds, Closing Minds – An Unhelpful Polemic.” Teaching Voices, University of New Brunswick Bulletin on University Teaching. Issue No. 27, January 1999.