Ronning Centre Book Launches Posted on April 29, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday May 15th, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

We warmly invite you to celebrate two recent Ronning Centre publications: -“The Christian Responsibility to Muslims” by David Goa -“Three Perspectives on the Sacred” by Fr John Chryssavgis We will serve a light lunch on Friday, 15 May, 12pm-1:30pm at the Ronning House (4606 – 49 St just a block north of campus).

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Ronning Centre Website Redesign Posted on April 28, 2015

The Ronning Centre has worked with webmaster Dylan Anderson to create a new look for our site. Distinctive elements include a higher profile for our International Fellows, notes on recent activities of our Fellows (including their work with the Ronning Centre and in other venues), as well as In the News with links to current …

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David Goa to Participate in Halki Summit Posted on April 28, 2015

David Goa has been invited to participate in the Halki Summit on a small island near Istanbul, Turkey. The conference will take place from 8-10 June 2015. Details on the conference can be found at the conference website. This site also includes information about the first Halki Summit, which featured speaker Bill McKibben, whose talk …

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U Encounter: David Goa Chief Curator Posted on April 28, 2015

David Goa served as chief curator for the U Encounter online exhibition, which is now available to all via the exhibit website. The exhibition focuses on what it means to be human and is created by the Humanitas Group.

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Three Perspectives on the Sacred: New Publication Posted on April 28, 2015

The Ronning Centre is pleased to announce publication of Three Perspectives on the Sacred: Healing Wisdom from the Desert, the Mountain, and the Cosmos by our 2014 Augustana Distinguished Lecturer, John Chryssavgis. This publication can be ordered from the Augustana Bookstore by calling 780-679-1139. A celebration of this publication, and our other recent publication (The …

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The Christian Responsibility to Muslims: New Publication Posted on April 28, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday May 15th, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

The newest publication of the Ronning Centre addresses an issue of intense current concern: The Christian Responsibility to Muslims. In this booklet, Director David J. Goa shares reflections drawn from his long and varied experience of the ways Muslims and Christians have interacted with each other, often, but not always, ways that have enriched the …

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Making Peace with the Land Conference Posted on April 28, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday November 13th, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

This fall, the Ronning Centre is pleased to host the 4th annual conference in the Spirit of the Land series. The conference will take place on 13-14 November 2015, with guest speaker Norman Wirzba, indigenous leaders, and innovative ecology educators. Conference information is available at the Spirit of the Land website.

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Ronnning Centre Book Launch Posted on April 28, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday May 15th, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Join us for a celebration of two recent Ronning Centre publications: The Christian Responsibility to Muslims by David J. Goa, and Three Perspectives on the Sacred: Healing Wisdom from the Desert, the Mountain, and the Cosmos by last year’s Augustana Distinguished Lecturer, John Chryssavgis. We will meet at the Ronning House (4606 – 49 Street, …

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Supreme Court sides with Quebec Catholic school on religious freedom Posted on April 23, 2015

Supreme Court sides with Quebec Catholic school on religious freedom (March 19, 2015)

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Speech of King Abdullah II of Jordan at the European Parliamentā€ Posted on April 23, 2015

Speech of King Abdullah II of Jordan at the European Parliament (March 10, 2015)

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Saguenay right-to-pray ruling: What it means for religious freedom in politics Posted on April 23, 2015

Saguenay right-to-pray ruling: What it means for religious freedom in politics (April 16, 2015)

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Indian PM Modi attracts protesters at B.C. stop Posted on April 23, 2015

Indian PM Modi attracts protesters at B.C. stop (April 16, 2015)

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Michael Higgins on CBC’s The Sunday Edition Posted on April 23, 2015

Michael Higgins on CBC’s The Sunday Edition

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Supreme Court of Canada strikes down ban on doctor-assisted suicide Posted on April 23, 2015

Supreme Court of Canada strikes down ban on doctor-assistedĀ suicide (February 6, 2015)

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Supreme Court rules Quebec infringed on Loyola High School’s religious freedom Posted on April 20, 2015

Scheduled for: Thursday April 30th, 2015 @ 9:10 AM

Read the article at the CBC

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Spring Soiree: A Report to the Community Posted on March 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Thursday April 30th, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Celebrating Community Augustana is committed to building a vibrant community. As our friend and neighbour, we invite you to join Dean Allen Berger as he shares and celebrates student achievement and community partnerships. Thursday, April 30 at 6pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre Business Casual RSVP to debra.olafson@ualberta.ca or 780-679-1626

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Ronning: Hinduism Takes Root in Canada Posted on February 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Thursday March 12th, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

Hinduism Takes Root in Canada with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Darrel Bryant Wednesday, March 12 12:50 pm F2-305

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Ronning Film Presentation: The Traveling Guru Posted on February 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 11th, 2015 @ 5:00 PM

Film Presentation: “The Traveling Guru” with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Darrel Bryant Wednesday, March 11 5 pm Epp Conference Room, 2-004

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Ronning: Hinduism Takes Root in Canada Posted on February 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 11th, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

Hinduism Takes Root in Canada with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Darrel Bryant Wednesday, March 11 12:50 pm Library 2-103

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Discussions on Canada’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission Posted on January 13, 2015

“The TRC tends to victimize the survivors of the residential schools and cannot fully pursue its role of establishing the grounds for restorative justice.”

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