Chinese Jews of Ancient Lineage Huddle Under Pressure (New York Times; October 7, 2016) Posted on October 20, 2016

Chinese Jews of Ancient Lineage Huddle Under Pressure (New York Times; October 7, 2016)

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Mutual Accommodation (Canadian Difference; October 4, 2016) Posted on October 20, 2016

Mutual Accommodation (Canadian Difference; October 4, 2016)

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Community and Christian Ethics in an Age of Climate Change, A Conversation with Dr. Joseph Wiebe Posted on October 20, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 2nd, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, November 2nd, from 12 – 1:30 pm in the Wahkohtowin Lodge Classroom, join us for Community and Christian Ethics in an Age of Climate Change, A Conversation with Dr. Joseph Wiebe.  A light lunch will be served. No need to RSVP to this event. All lectures are free and open to the public. Please …

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Reconciling Land, Life & Livelihood – Spirit of the Land Conference Posted on October 11, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday November 4th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

On November 4th, 5th and 6th, Spirit of the Land and the Ronning Centre, at the University of Alberta Augustana Faculty, will be hosting their fifth annual conference centered on the topic of reconciliation. This year’s theme is “Reconciling Land, Life and Livelihood” and will focus on how we can engage in dialogue about the environment, …

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Where Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton may pray on Rosh Hashanah (The Times of Israel; October 2, 2016) Posted on October 3, 2016

Where Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton may pray on Rosh Hashanah (The Times of Israel; October 2, 2016)

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‘Turban Eh!’ event at U of A turns racist incident into something positive (Global News, September 27, 2016) Posted on September 29, 2016

‘Turban Eh!’ event at U of A turns racist incident into something positive (Global News, September 27, 2016)

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Calvin’s Questions (SSHRC Forum on Secularism, Religion and Public Life; September 2016) Posted on September 29, 2016

Calvin’s Questions (SSHRC Forum on Secularism, Religion and Public Life; September 2016)

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Commemorating the Reformation: Five Hundred Years Later 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 Professor Distinguished Lectures 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? – a Distinguished Lecture with former Augustana professor Dr. Kieran Bonner. Click here to view the event poster. On …

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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 (CBC The Sunday Edition; September 18, 2016) 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 (CBC News; September 12, 2016) 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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