Teaching Language, Giving Voice Posted on January 15, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday February 7th, 2014 @ 8:30 AM

A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Kim Misfeldt, Prof. of German, Augustana Friday, 7 February, 8:30–10:00 am Epp Conference Room 2-004

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Theism, Humanism, or Scientism: Which is the Real Delusion? Posted on January 15, 2014

Scheduled for: Thursday February 6th, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

A Ronning Centre and Veritas Forum with Andy Bannister, Martin Tweedale, Aleem Karmali, and David J. Goa, Moderator, Co-sponsored with Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute Thursday, 6 February, 7:00-9:00pm Epp Conference Room, 2-004 Augustana Campus, Camrose

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Ronning Centre Talk: Servant Leader Posted on January 15, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday January 24th, 2014 @ 8:30 AM

A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Les Parsons, Ski Coach, Augustana Friday, 24 January, 8:30–10:00 am Epp Conference Room 2-004 Augustana Campus, Camrose

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Chester Ronning celebrated in film and print Posted on December 20, 2013

On December 14, Augustana celebrated the 119th birthday of Chester Ronning in style!

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Join us to celebrate Chester Ronning! Posted on December 9, 2013

On Saturday, December 14, we will celebrate one of the great names in Camrose and Augustana history.

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Chester Ronning Book Launch Posted on November 27, 2013

Scheduled for: Saturday December 14th, 2013 @ 2:00 PM

December 13 marks the 119th anniversary of Chester Ronning’s birth. Born in China, this former president of the Camrose Lutheran College had an amazing life, which is documented in Brian Evans’ new book The Remarkable Chester Ronning: Proud Son of China. Please join Brian Evans for an afternoon of celebration, conversation and a reception to …

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Spirit of the Land Conference, Nov 1-2 Posted on October 28, 2013

Scheduled for: Saturday November 2nd, 2013 @ 4:00 PM

SPIRIT OF THE LAND: BUILDING A COMMUNITY LAND ETHIC The University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus will host a conference in Camrose on November 1 and 2 to foster dialogue around spiritual connection to land and place. Co-sponsored by the Chester Ronning Centre, the U of A – Augustana Campus, and the Aboriginal Student Office, the …

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Conversation on the proposed Quebec Charter of Values Posted on September 30, 2013

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 2nd, 2013 @ 12:30 PM

Many people in the Augustana and Camrose community are curious about the Charter of Values that the Quebec government will soon be bringing to the National Assembly, which is currently creating quite a bit of debate both in French and English Canada. The Chester Ronning Centre’s David Goa and Political Studies/Philosophy professor Jérôme Melançon invite you …

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Catholic Social Teachings on the Economy Posted on September 4, 2013

Scheduled for: Monday November 18th, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

A Ronning Centre Consultation with Bert Pitzel Monday, 18 November, 7:00 pm C014, Classroom Building

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Reflections from Peru on our Relationship with the Land Posted on September 4, 2013

Scheduled for: Thursday October 31st, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

A Ronning Centre Seminar with Carmelle Mohr, Canadian Lutheran World Relief. Thursday, 31 October, 7:00 pm Epp Conference Room (2-004)

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Dispatches from the Front: Church Contributions to the Public Purpose Posted on September 4, 2013

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 30th, 2013 @ 2:15 PM

This Chester Ronning Centre Distinguished Lecture features David Pfrimmer, Principal-Dean and Professor of Applied Christian Ethics, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary. Wednesday, 30 October, 2:15 pm Epp Conference Room, 2-004

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Ethics, Ethos and Mythos: Merton, Potlatches, and Technology Posted on September 4, 2013

Scheduled for: Thursday October 10th, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

This Chester Ronning Centre Lecture features Distinguished Visiting Fellow Dan Bogert O’Brien, United Church Minister. Thursday, October 10 7 pm Forum Room 2-004 http://www.augustana.ualberta.ca/students/future/advisors/map.html

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Screening of “Hellbound” Posted on September 4, 2013

Scheduled for: Thursday October 3rd, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

This Chester Ronning Centre Consultation includes a panel discussion with Eugene Boe, David Goa and Randal Rauser. $5 admission Faith & Life Chapel

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Augustana Resilience Symposium Posted on March 18, 2013

This Friday will feature one of the final events of our Annual Theme year, including four separate and engaging sessions!

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Religious Roots of Alberta’s Populist Conservatism Posted on October 31, 2012

Scheduled for: Thursday November 1st, 2012 @ 7:00 PM

Augustana alumnus Clark Banack (’01) presents a Ronning Centre Lecture on the roots of Alberta’s conservativism and its religious connotations.

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Ronning Lecture in C-014 Posted on August 24, 2012

Scheduled for: Monday September 17th, 2012 @ 6:30 PM

Discrimination on the Basis of Ethical Orientation with David Goa. C-014 at 6:30 pm

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Ronning Lecture in C-014 Posted on August 24, 2012

Scheduled for: Monday September 10th, 2012 @ 6:30 PM

Caring for Language, Caring for Words, presented by Rebecca Warren. Learn more about the Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and the Public Life. C-014 at 6:30 pm

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Ronning Lecture on Faith, Farming and Oil Posted on March 13, 2012

Prof. Dittmar Mündel’s February 29 Ronning Centre Lecture on Faith, Farming and Oil was covered in the Western Catholic Reporter. Read the article online here, and click here to learn more about the Ronning Centre and upcoming lectures!

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Ronning Lecture: Submission and the American Presidency Posted on March 7, 2012

Scheduled for: Monday March 12th, 2012 @ 7:00 PM

Submission and the American Presidency: Tracing the Prehistory of Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin Emily Johnson, Yale University Monday, March 12  |  7 pm C-014 Classroom Building The public political careers of women like Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin have raised important questions about the role of women in a conservative Christian movement premised on …

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Philosophers’ Cafe: Religious Diversity, Help or Hindrance? Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Saturday December 10th, 2011 @ 1:00 PM

Is a Diversity of Religious Communities a Help or a Hindrance to a Healthy Society? A Philosophers’ Café introduced and animated by David Goa (Director of the Ronning Centre) Saturday, 10 December, 1:00–3:30 p.m. Steeps, The Urban Tea House 11116 – Whyte (82nd) Avenue, Edmonton

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