Professor John Roney is faculty advisor for the Celtic Club and Men's Ice
Hockey team. Member of the American Historical Association, the American Society of
Church History, the Conference on Faith and History (past executive officer), Sixteenth
Century Studies, American Conference for Irish Studies, Kerry Archaeological and
Historical Society, and Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society. Prior to joining the faculty in
1990, Dr. Roney taught at Redeemer University College and Wilfrid Lauier University,
Ontario. 

Degrees: BA from King's College in 1975 MA from Wheaton College in 1980 PhD from the
University of Toronto in 1989 

Teaching responsibilities: Western European History 

Research interests: Early modern to modern France, Switzerland, Low Countries, and
Ireland; Historiography (Reformation, Calvinism, Catholicism, Romanticism, French
Revolutionary Europe, theories and approaches to history); Religion and society in
Europe. 

Books

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Culture and Customs of the Netherlands, History Faculty Publications (2009)

A guide to the diverse cultures and traditions of Netherlands society. Roney describes national traditions,...

 

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The Identity of Geneva: The Christian Commonwealth, 1564-1864 (with Martin I. Klauber, ed.), History Faculty Publications (1998)

Table of contents: The origins of the image of Geneva / Francis Higman -- Calvin,...

 

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The Inside of History: Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné and Romantic Historiography, History Faculty Publications (1996)

Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné, Genevan historian of Christianity, offered Protestants in post-French revolutionary Europe historical...

 

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Readings in Civilizations (with Thomas D. Curran, Charlotte M. Gradie, and Paul Siff), History Faculty Publications (1993)

Second edition, revised.

Readings selected by Professors Curran, Gradie, Roney and Siff for the History...

 

Articles

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The Low Countries in the Sixteenth Century: Erasmus, Religion and Politics, Trade and Finance (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2006)

Book review by John B. Roney.

Tracy, James D. The Low Countries in the Sixteenth...

 

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The Christian Commonwealth as Inclusive Body: the Expansion of Citizenship in Geneva, 1798-1835, History Faculty Publications (1996)

A facile attempt to understand the expansion of citizenship in Geneva might simply equate it...

 

Contributions to Books

Popular Press

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Irish Studies Conference Draws International Educators, Scholars and Students, Sacred Heart University News Story (2012)

Educators, international scholars, students and historians from the region and from universities across the United...

 

Conference Proceedings

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The Christian Commonwealth as Inclusive Body: The Expansion of Citizenship in Geneva, 1798-1835 (with American Society of Church History. Meeting (1996 : Atlanta, Georgia)), Conference Papers (2005)

A facile attempt to understand the expansion of citizenship in Geneva might simply equate it...

 

Book Reviews

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Galatians, Ephesians (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2013)

Book review by John B. Roney.

Bray, Gerald L., ed. Galatians, Ephesians. Downers Grove, IL:...

 

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Dire l’interdit: The Vocabulary of Censure and Exclusion in the Early Modern Reformed Tradition, History Faculty Publications (2012)

Book review by John Roney:

Mentzer, Raymond A., Françoise Moreil and Philippe Chareyre, eds. Dire...

 

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Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe: 1500-1800 (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2008)

Book review by John B. Roney.

Greyerz, Kaspar von. Religion and Culture in Early Modern...

 

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Nicholaas H. Gootjes, The Belgic Confession: Its History and Sources, History Faculty Publications (2008)

Book review by John Roney.

Gootjes, Nicholaas H. The Belgic Confession: Its History and Sources....

 

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Earthly Powers: The Clash of Religion and Politics in Europe From the French Revolution to the Great War (Book Review), History Faculty Publications (2006)

Book review by John Roney.

Burleigh, Michael. Earthly Powers: The Clash of Religion and Politics...