Religion was at the heart of Ontario life for many years. In Two Worlds, Westfall examines the origin, character, and social significance of the powerful and distinctive Protestant culture that grew and flourished in Southern Ontario in the mid-Victorian period.
About the author
William Westfall is an Associate Professor at York University in both the Department of History, Atkinson College, and the Division of the Humanities, Faculty of Arts.
"Westfall has placed religion back into the centre of the interpretation of nineteenth-century Ontario history, where it undoubtedly belongs." Peter Buitenhuis, Globe & Mail.
"The general excellence of the research is matched by the grace with which it has been written." Julian Gwyn, Ottawa Citizen.