Carling C. Beninger is a settler historian that focuses on settler colonialism, Indigenous education, residential schools, Indigenous activism, Indigenous-Church relations, and reconciliation. She continues to do historical research and educates others on settler colonialism and Indigenous history. Ms. Beninger researched and wrote her M.A. thesis on the Anglican Church of Canada Indigenous policies.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of one electronic file (PDF) of the M.A. Thesis entitled, The Anglican Church of Canada: Indigenous Policies, 1946-2011.
File consists of correspondence and papers regarding the authority of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Marriage Canon on the issue of same sex marriage. Papers are primarily written by Ron Stevenson, Chancellor of General Synod, but includes correspondence with H.R.S. Ryan. Papers include: Civil Marriage, Religious Marriage and Common-Law Relationships [1991?], An Anglican Understanding of Authority (2003), Chancellor's Report re: clarity (2006), Unity in Diversity of Unity vs Diversity (2007), Memorandum re: changes in secular law respecting conjugal relationships, History of Sexuality Issues in the Anglican Church of Canada (2008), The Ecclesiastical Provinces (2011).