Dr. Marguerite Van Die is professor emerita in 19th century religious history in North America in Queen’s University history department, Kingston, Ontario. She holds a PhD from the University of Western Ontario (now Western University). From 1985 to 2009 held a Queen’s joint appointment in History and Theology, then continued as Professor, Department of History, Queen's University, until 2011. She is currently working on a history of spirituality and social change, examined through the lens of three generations of a Toronto family active in politics, foreign missions and global outreach. Among her works: authorship of An Evangelical Mind: Nathaniel Burwash and the Methodist Tradition in Canada, 1839-1918, (Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989).