A Conversation with Bishop Larry Kochendorfer, Dr. Faith Nostbakken and Dr. Julien Hammond Posted on September 23, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 19th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, October 19, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm, in the Roger Epp Room, join us for Commemorating the Reformation: Five Hundred Years Later – a Conversation with Bishop Larry Kochendorfer (left), Dr. Faith Nostbakken (middle) and Dr. Julien Hammond (right). View the event flyer here.

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Intro to Canning – Seeds for the Soul Event Posted on September 23, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday September 28th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

The next Seeds for the Soul event, “Intro to Canning”!  will take place on Wednesday, September 28 from 6-8 pm at the Camrose Public Library. There will be a demonstration on how to can, a Harvest Swap table at 6pm, and crafts for kids. At 7pm, we will watch a brief video and discuss the relationship between happiness, the environment and …

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Augustana Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Kieran Bonner Posted on September 22, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 4th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Tuesday, October 4th, from 12:30 – 2:00 pm, in the Roger Epp Room, join us for Can first questions (Who are we? How should we live?) be an educational focus in this era of global technological culture? – an Augustana Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Kieran Bonner. Click here to view the event poster. On the evening of …

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A Conversation with the Camrose Refugee Committee Posted on September 22, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 12th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, October 12, drop by the Ronning House from 12:00 – 1:30 pm, for The Camrose welcome sign was out – but no Syrian refugees were directed our way – what happened and how should we respond? – A Conversation with the Camrose Refugee Committee (Joe McMorrow, pictured left, and Alan Ford, pictured right). Click here to view the …

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Heavenly Acts III – Musical and linguistic explorations in faith settings: An International Symposium Posted on September 22, 2016

On November 25 and 26, Dr. Michael Frishkopf, Director of the Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology (CCE), Research Fellow of folkwaysAlive!, and Adjunct Professor in Religious Studies, together with his Andrey Rosowsky at University of  Sheffield will be hosting Heavenly Acts III in the Senate Chamber of the Old Arts Building on North Campus. Over the two …

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First Call Event – October 12-13, 2016 Posted on September 22, 2016

October 12-13, the First Call Event will take place at ELCIC, Queens House of Retreats, Saskatoon. The ELCIC bishops gather with all the clergy serving their first call and have asked David Goa to give three plenary lectures on the art of engaging difference and lead them in conversation.

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Launch Party for Dr. John von Heyking’s new book – October 6th Posted on September 22, 2016

On Thursday, October 6th, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm, there will be a launch party for Dr. John von Heyking’s new book, The Form of Politics: Aristotle and Plato on Friendship. Please see the attached poster for details. von-heyking-6-oct

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Leadership Study Days of the Saskatchewan Synod of the ELCIC – September 20-22 Posted on September 22, 2016

Leadership Study Days of the Saskatchewan Synod of the ELCIC, September 20-22, Mantiou Beach, Saskatchewan. David Goa is the plenary speaker: (1) “Our Responsibility to Muslims in a Time Shaped by Terror”; (2) “The Co-Dependent Twins: a ‘Christian’ Response to the Conservative – Liberal Divine”; (3) “Spiritual Friendship: Our Capacity to Engage Difference.”

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Paul Rogers: We won’t defeat ISIS without a dramatic change in tactics Posted on September 22, 2016

Paul Rogers: We won’t defeat ISIS without a dramatic change in tactics (CBC The Sunday Edition; September 18, 2016)

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Kenney weighs in on Alberta LGBTQ education dispute Posted on September 22, 2016

Kenney weighs in on Alberta LGBTQ education dispute (CBC News; September 12, 2016)

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Spirit of the Land Roads Scholar Course Open to Community Members Posted on September 15, 2016

A unique learning opportunity open to those who would like to study the connection between ecology, community and spirituality.

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The Long Shadow of 9/11 Posted on September 12, 2016

The Long Shadow of 9/11 (Globe and Mail; September 10, 2016)

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What Became of the Christian Intellectuals? Posted on September 12, 2016

What Became of the Christian Intellectuals? (Harper’s Magazine; September 12, 2016)

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What Religion Would Jesus Belong To? Posted on September 12, 2016

What Religion Would Jesus Belong To? (New York Times; September 3, 2016)

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What is truth? Trinity Western University and The Law Society of Upper Canada — REALity Posted on September 12, 2016

What is truth? Trinity Western University and The Law Society of Upper Canada — REALity (REALWomen Canada; August 25, 2016)

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New published book chapter by Iain Benson Posted on September 8, 2016

Ian Benson has a recently published book chapter on “The Search for Pluralism in Judaism,  Islam and Roman Catholicism” coming out in a book on Pluralism being published by Routledge in 2016.

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Is your consciousness relevant? – Philosophers’ Café with Professor Alvin Baragar Posted on August 29, 2016

Scheduled for: Saturday September 17th, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

On Saturday, September 17, from 1:00 – 1:30 pm,  join us at Steep’s Tea House for the first Philosophers’ Cafe event of the fall series! Professor Alvin Baragar will be leading a discussion entitled Is your consciousness relevant? Don Carmichael and Martin Tweedale will be providing comments. Read about the full Philosophers’ Cafe Fall 2016 Series here. See our Events Calendar …

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Mixed Blood and Urban Indigenous Identity – A Conversation with Sharon Pasula Posted on August 29, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday September 14th, 2016 @ 12:30 PM

On Wednesday, September 14th, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm, join us in the Roger Epp Room for Mixed Blood and Urban Indigenous Identity – A Conversation with Sharon Pasula. Hear her story of growing up in an urban setting and how that impacted her Indigenous identity. Sharon’s eclectic background is a mix of spirituality, education and healing. She works …

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100 years after disappearing, Berlin (Ontario) shows signs of revival Posted on August 29, 2016

100 years after disappearing, Berlin (Ontario) shows signs of revival (Globe and Mail; August 26, 2016)

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The Case for Religious Studies Posted on August 29, 2016

The Case for Religious Studies (Inside Higher Ed; August 22, 2016)

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