Redeemer University faculty members conduct cutting-edge research and creative work in the natural sciences, arts, humanities and social sciences. Our specialty is innovative ideas that serve the Kingdom of God and promote the common good.

Cutting-Edge Research and Creative Work

Redeemer offers strong degree pathways in a variety of majors and streams. Along with our Core curriculum, Redeemer’s degree programs give you a broad, cross-functional set of knowledge and skills, challenging you to develop a Kingdom-vision, wherever you are called.

Why Christian Research?
Quick facts
of full-time faculty's time is spent on research
students took part in collaborative research with faculty members last year
programs include a research component as part of the curriculum
articles, books, papers, or publications written or contributed to in the past year
grants were held by faculty members last year
Get to know the centre

The Albert M. Wolters Centre for Christian Scholarship builds outstanding Christian research and thought and connects it to the questions our neighbours are asking.

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Research Stories

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The Road to Research Grants at Redeemer

Resound looks back at the history of successful federal research grant holders at Redeemer.

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Introducing the Albert M. Wolters Centre for Christian Scholarship

Redeemer’s Centre for Christian Scholarship has a new name, a new director and three new faculty fellows to take its work to the next level.

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Discovering His Intricate Creation

Two science students conducted research using PCR technology as part of Undergraduate Student Research Awards this summer, supported by NSERC and Redeemer.

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Redeemer Partners with McMaster on COVID-19 Wastewater Testing

Wastewater testing for the virus will provide useful information from Redeemer's campus, which is currently open to students, staff and faculty, but not the general...

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Transformative Care in the Classroom

Dr. Sean Schat, assistant professor of education, advocates the necessity of educational care for students and teachers alike.

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Terror and Truth in Judges

In his new commentary on the book of Judges, associate professor of religion and theology Dr. David Beldman explains why this violent, often misunderstood section of the...

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In Pursuit of a More Sustainable Campus

As the Redeemer community grows, the environmental science program explores sustainable options for future buildings on campus.

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Scholarships, Sketches and Shaw

With help from a prestigious scholarship, associate professor of theatre arts Dr. Sharon Klassen delves into the world of turn-of-the-century playwright George Bernard...

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A Forgotten Masterpiece

Translators, including visiting scholar Dr. Jessica Joustra, are bringing theologian Herman Bavinck’s forgotten manuscript to English audiences for the first time.

Research Publications Redeemer’s faculty publish, edit and contribute cutting edge research to some of the top publishers and journals.

History, Politics & International Studies

“Jealous Gods: A Review of Jonathan Fox’s Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me”

Dr. Robert Joustra
Providence Magazine
History, Politics & International Studies

“The Coordinates of Covenantal Pluralism: Mapping Pluralist Theory in the 21st Century”

Dr. Robert Joustra
The Review of Faith & International Affairs
History, Politics & International Studies

“The Secularization of Western Universities in International Perspective: Toward a Historicist Account”

Dr. Kevin Flatt
International Affairs

“Kids on Civil Disobedience”

Dr. Adam Barkman
Open Court
History, Politics & International Studies

“A Just and Durable Peace? American Evangelicals and the Quest for Peace and Order after WWII”

Dr. Robert Joustra
The Review of Faith and International Affairs
BiologyChemistry and Environmental Studies

“Reducing allochthonous resources in a subarctic grassland alters arthropod food webs via predator diet and density”

Private: Dr. David Hoekman
Contact the centre

The Centre for Christian Scholarship

P: 905-648-2131 ext. 4492

F: 905-648-2134

Dr. Kevin Vander Meulen

Director of Research

Audrie Bryan

Research Officer


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