Columns by Dr. Hans Rollmann

Dr. Hans Rollmann is a professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. Rollmann's primary research interests lie in the history of Christian thought and in religion in Newfoundland and Labrador. He is currently collaborating in a multidisciplinary and comprehensive study of the Labrador Métis and their history, funded by the prestigious CURA program (Community-University Research Alliances). His research will treat European and North American church archives (see:

Since 2002, Dr. Rollmann has also written a column in The Telegram examining different topics related to religion. Articles since 2007 are available electronically. Here we've organized those pieces relating to religion, culture and diversity in the province into two categories: historical and contemporary

1. History of Religion in Newfoundland and Labrador

2. Contemporary Reflections on Religion in Newfoundland and Labrador