Marvin Lee Anderson


Alive and Kicking: Revitalizing Rural Ministries, Congregational, Educational, and Community Ministries (CECM) Unit, General Council Office, The United Church of Canada (2008) available for purchase or as a PDF at:

“From Field to Table: A Workshop on Appreciating the Gift of Food,” Mandate. Special Edition May 2010: Living for the Earth Year 2, The United Church of Canada (May 2010) available for purchase at:


1) Summary Entries in Books:

- Andreas Rudolff-Bodenstein von Karlstadt; 2) Thomas Müntzer; and

- Toleration in the Reformation, in The New Westminster Dictionary of Church History. Volume One: The Early, Medieval and Reformation Eras. Robert Benedetto, ed. (Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox, 2008).

2) Chapters in Books:

“At the Heart of Pain is the Hearth of Community” in Originally Blessed: The 25th Anniversary of Matthew Fox’s Original Blessing (Golden, Colorado: Creation Spirituality Communities, 2008): 122-128.

“Living in Denial? Lament as a Liberative Act” in Sacred Earth, Sacred Community: Jubilee, Ecology and Aboriginal People (Toronto: The Canadian Ecumenical Jubilee Initiative, 2000): 143-161.

“’Reluctant Feminists’: Rural Women and the Myth of the Farm Family” in Religion, Feminism and the Family, edited by Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen (Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1996): 223-245. (available for viewing on Google Books)

“Bartolomé de las Casas’ Polemic on the Annihilation of the Indians in New Spain” in Liberation Theology and Sociopolitical Transformation: A Reader, edited by Dr. Jorge Garcia Antezana (Burnaby, British Columbia: Institute for the Humanities, Simon Fraser University, 1992): 23-34.

3) Books Reviewed:

Review of Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects, Virginia Burrus, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008, in The Sixteenth Century Journal, vol. 41/4, 2010.

Review of Divided by Faith: Religious Conflict and the Practice of Toleration in Early Modern Europe, by Benjamin J. Kaplan, Harvard University Press, 2007, in The Sixteenth Century Journal, vol. 41/2, 2010.

Review of The Reformation of Faith in the Context of Late Medieval Theology and Piety: Essays by Berndt Hamm, ed. Robert J. Bast, Brill, 2004, in The Sixteenth Century Journal, vol. 37/1, 2006.

Review of The Land is Mine: Six Biblical Land Ideologies, Norman C. Habel, Fortress Press, 1995, in the Toronto Journal of Theology, vol. 14/1, 1998.

Review of The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics, Paul B. Thompson, Routledge, 1995, in the Toronto Journal of Theology, vol. 14/2, 1998.

Review of The German Peasants’ War and Anabaptist Community of Goods, James M. Stayer, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1991, in the Toronto Journal of Theology, vol. 9/1, 1993.

4) Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings and Journals:

“Reconciling Faith and Reason: Universalism as Theological Anomaly in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Rural Ontario” in Historical Papers: Canadian Society of Church History (2002): 45-64.

“Daring Men to be Caring Men: The Dilemma of Disability for Male Caregivers” in AXON, The Journal of the Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses, Vol. 22, No.3 (2001): 18-21.

“Integration of Psychology and Christianity: Humility” in Christian Association for Psychological Studies, Vol. 4, No. 3 (1978): 9-12.