DR. KEVIN FLATT
Courses taught 2011/2012:
HIS105 Development of Western Civilization
HIS221 Canadian History: Pre-Confederation
HIS/REL411 Christianity in the Modern World
HIS222 Canadian History: Post-Confederation
HIS344 Modern Germany: 1740-1990
HIS357 History of the Modern Middle East
Ph.D. (2009), McMaster University
Dissertation: "The Survival and Decline of the Evangelical Identity of the United Church of Canada, 1930-1971."
M.A. (2004), History, University of Western Ontario
B.A. (2003), Economics, University of Waterloo
- Protestantism in Canada
- Secularization and religious change in Western societies
- Social and cultural change in Canada since 1945
Dr. Flatt is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled Dropping Evangelicalism: The Sixties and the Remaking of the United Church of Canada. Together with a colleague from Wilfrid Laurier University, he is also conducting a study of Christian youth rallies in southern Ontario.
"A Mainline Minority: Evangelical Renewal Groups within the United Church of Canada, 1966-2009", funded by Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism, 2009-2010
Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2005-2008
Flatt, Kevin. "Theological Innovation from Spiritual Experience: Henry Alline's Anti-Calvinism in Late Eighteenth-Century Nova Scotia and New England." Journal of Religious History 33:3 (September 2009).
Flatt, K. "Blame Our History for School Bible Debate." Waterloo Region Record, December 22, 2010, p. A10.
Flatt, Kevin. "Mainline Decline: Lessons from Church History." Christian Courier, August 23, 2010.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Conference on Faith and History
Canadian Society of Church History