David Goa gives keynote in Sarajevo Posted on January 12, 2017

The key note was given at the opening panel for the 2nd International Symposium on “Religion and Global Peace,” Necmettin Erbakan University, Sarajevo, Bosna Hersck, 19-20 May, 2016. Read David Goa’s keynote here, on page 28.

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John von Heyking publishes in Taylor & Francis Online Posted on January 12, 2017

This article examines Winston Churchill’s biography of his ancestor, John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, as a character study and as a statement of Churchill’s own fundamental political wisdom. It argues that Marlborough’s capacity for friendship is key not only as a tool for statecraft, but as its very purpose. It examines Marlborough’s friendship with Eugene …

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Christians in India increasingly under attack, study shows (The Guardian; January 11, 2017) Posted on January 12, 2017

Christians in India increasingly under attack, study shows (The Guardian; January 11, 2017)

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Gay couple will pastor historic church in Washington (Religion News Service; January 9, 2017) Posted on January 12, 2017

Gay couple will pastor historic church in Washington (Religion News Service; January 9, 2017)

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Why Canadians should not leave to fight ISIL (Edmonton Journal; January 7, 2017) Posted on January 12, 2017

Why Canadians should not leave to fight ISIL (Edmonton Journal; January 7, 2017)

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The Changing Face of Conflict in Myanmar (Centre on Religion and Geopolitics; December 28, 2016) Posted on January 12, 2017

The Changing Face of Conflict in Myanmar (Centre on Religion and Geopolitics; December 28, 2016)

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Augustana Distinguished Lectures with Rabbi Lindsey bat Joseph Posted on January 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday January 24th, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

On Tuesday January 24th, Rabbi Lindsey bat Joseph will be presenting her Augustana Distinguished Lectures on the topic of Jewish teachings on the Ethics of Warfare.   At 12:30 pm, Lindsey will present her lecture entitled “Do the Victors Have Moral Limits? A Jewish Perspective on the Ethics of Warfare” in the Roger Epp Room, Forum …

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Here’s what we think will be the major religion stories of 2017 (Washington Post; January 3, 2017) Posted on January 5, 2017

Here’s what we think will be the major religion stories of 2017 (Washington Post; January 3, 2017)

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India’s top court bans religion and caste from election campaigns (The Guardian; January 3, 2017) Posted on January 5, 2017

India’s top court bans religion and caste from election campaigns (The Guardian; January 3, 2017)

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2017 Events (Religion and Diversity Project, University of Ottawa; January 2017) Posted on January 5, 2017

2017 Events (Religion and Diversity Project, University of Ottawa; January 2017)

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The two-state solution: What it is and why it hasn’t happened (New York Times; December 29, 2016) Posted on January 5, 2017

The two-state solution: What it is and why it hasn’t happened (New York Times; December 29, 2016)

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Chaplain (Canadian Armed Forces, 2016) Posted on January 3, 2017

Chaplain (Canadian Armed Forces, 2016)

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Cardinal Marx: A ‘difficult hour’ for the people of Germany (The Tablet; December 20, 2016) Posted on December 22, 2016

Cardinal Marx: A ‘difficult hour’ for the people of Germany (The Tablet; December 20, 2016)

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What is Canada’s Role on the World Stage? (Canadian Difference; December 13, 2016) Posted on December 15, 2016

What is Canada’s Role on the World Stage? (Canadian Difference; December 13, 2016)

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Spirit in the Sky (Globe and Mail; December 2, 2016) Posted on December 15, 2016

Spirit in the Sky (Globe and Mail; December 2, 2016)

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How Religion Shaped Cuban Culture Despite Fidel’s Imposed Atheism (Newsweek; December 3, 2016) Posted on December 8, 2016

How Religion Shaped Cuban Culture Despite Fidel’s Imposed Atheism (Newsweek; December 3, 2016)

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How The Globe found the catalyst of Syria’s civil war (Globe and Mail; December 2, 2016) Posted on December 8, 2016

How The Globe found the catalyst of Syria’s civil war (Globe and Mail; December 2, 2016)

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Ronning Centre International Fellows listed in Canadian Who’s Who Posted on December 8, 2016

If you subscribe to Canadian Who’s Who, check out the profiles of International Fellows Iain Benson, David Goa, Michael W. Higgins, and Joe Mihevc!

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John von Heyking publishes in vogelinview Posted on December 8, 2016

Read “The Election Concerning Technology,” by International Fellow Dr. von Heyking.

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Ronning Centre Winter Open House – Wednesday December 7, 12:00-1:30pm Posted on December 1, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday December 7th, 2016 @ 1:30 PM

On Wednesday, December 7, from 12-1:30 pm, drop by the Ronning House (4606 – 49 Street, Camrose) for our Winter Open House. Stop in for a light lunch & snacks, a tentative schedule of our upcoming winter events, and a chance to chat with us about what we’ve been up to! No need to RSVP, just …

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