Adam Stewart, Ph.D.
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Adam Stewart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

506-858-8970 ext: 124

B.Th., Master’s College and Seminary
B.A., University of Waterloo
M.A., Wilfrid Laurier University
Ph.D., University of Waterloo
M.L.I.S., Western University


Professional Appointments

New Brunswick Representative, Canada Open Educational Resources Group (2017– )
Reviews Editor, Canadian Journal of Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity (2016– )
Interviews Editor, Religious Studies Review (2016– )

Courses Taught

Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of Work
Perspectives on Poverty
Deviant Behaviour
Religion and Violence

Selected Publications & Presentations

Gabriel, Andrew. K., Adam Stewart, and Kevin Shanahan. “Changing Conceptions of Speaking in Tongues and Spirit Baptism among Canadian Pentecostal Clergy.” Canadian Journal of Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity 7 (2016):1–24.

The New Canadian Pentecostals. Editions SR 37. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015.

“The Pentecostal Way,” in Ways of the Spirit: Persons, Communities, Spiritualities, ed. M. Darrol Bryant, 94–104 (Pandora Press, 2015).

Dewar, Jonathan, Rosalie Favell, and Adam Stewart, Celebrating Resilience: Banners

featuring the Photographs and Testimonies of Indian Residential School Survivors. Exhibited at the Closing Ceremonies of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Ottawa, May 31–June 3, 2015. Funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage, Government of Canada.

 “From Monogenesis to Polygenesis in Pentecostal Origins: An Examination of the Evidence from the Azusa Street, Hebden, and Mukti Missions,” PentecoStudies: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Research on the Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements 13 (2014): 151–72.

 [Editor] Handbook of Pentecostal Christianity (Northern Illinois University Press, 2012).

“John Henry Newman and Andrew Martin Fairbairn: Philosophical Scepticism and the Efficacy of Reason in The Contemporary Review Exchange,” Newman Studies Journal 7 (2010): 6–17.

“Re-Visioning the Disinherited: Pentecostals and Social Class in North America,” in A Liberating Spirit: Pentecostals and Social Action in North America, ed. Michael Wilkinson and Steven M. Studebaker, 136–57 (Pickwick, 2010.

 “A Canadian Azusa? The Implications of the Hebden Mission for Pentecostal Historiography,” in Winds from the North: Canadian Contributions to the Pentecostal Movement, ed. Michael Wilkinson and Peter Althouse, 17–37 (Brill, 2010).

“Public Funding, Religious Education, and Multiculturalism in Canada,” Religion and Education 35 (2008): 42–58.