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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Religion and Public Life Cafe: Gideon Walked Out Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Friday December 2nd, 2011 @ 8:30 AM

Gideon Walked Out A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Allen Berger (Dean of the Augustana Campus) Friday, 2 December, 8:30–10:00 a.m. Merchants Tea & Coffee House 4857 – 50th Street, Camrose

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Ronning Centre Lecture: Responsibility to Muslims Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Monday November 28th, 2011 @ 7:00 PM

The Christian Responsibility to Muslims: Conversations Ancient and Modern Ronning Centre Occasional Lecture Series by David J. Goa Monday, 28 November, 7:00 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church 4810 – 50 Street, Camrose Tuesday, 29 November, 7:00 p.m. Advent Lutheran Church 11 Scenic Acres Gate, Calgary Thursday, 1 December, 7:00 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church 10014 – 81 …

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Philosophers’ Cafe: Unity through Democracy? Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Saturday November 26th, 2011 @ 1:00 PM

Can the Cultivation of Civic Democracy Unite into One Country a Variety of Ethnic Cultures and National Identities? A Philosophers’ Café introduced and animated by John von Heyking (Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Lethbridge) Saturday, 26 November, 1:00–3:30 p.m. Steeps, The Urban Tea House 11116 – Whyte (82nd) Avenue, Edmonton

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Ronning Centre Seminar: Canada and Religion Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Friday November 25th, 2011 @ 3:00 PM

Canada and Civil Religion A Ronning Centre Seminar with John von Heyking (Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Lethbridge) Friday, 25 November, 3:00 p.m. N110, King’s University College 9125 – 50 Street, Edmonton

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Ronning Centre Lecture: Christian-Muslim Relations Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Monday November 21st, 2011 @ 7:00 PM

The Christian Responsibility to Muslims: The Landscape of Christian–Muslim Relations Ronning Centre Occasional Lecture Series by David J. Goa Monday, 21 November, 7:00 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church 4810 – 50 Street, Camrose Tuesday, 22 November, 7:00 p.m. Advent Lutheran Church 11 Scenic Acres Gate, Calgary Thursday, 24 November, 7:00 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church 10014 – …

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Religion and Public Life Cafe: Journey to Humanism Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Friday November 18th, 2011 @ 8:30 AM

My Journey to Humanism A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Frank Friesacher Friday, 18 November, 8:30–10:00 a.m. Merchants Tea & Coffee House 4857 – 50th Street, Camrose

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Ronning Centre Seminar: Puritan New England Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Thursday November 17th, 2011 @ 2:00 PM

Covenants and Public Life in Puritan New England A Ronning Centre Seminar with Will Van Arragon (Assistant Professor of History, King’s University College) Thursday, 17 November, 2:00 p.m. N101, King’s University College 9125 – 50th Street, Edmonton

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Philosophers’ Cafe: “Reasonable Accommodation” Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Saturday November 12th, 2011 @ 1:00 PM

What Are the Limits to “Reasonable Accommodation”? A Philosophers’ Café introduced and animated by Lisa Kline (PhD in Philosophy, University of Illinois) Saturday, 12 November, 1:00–3:30 p.m. Steeps, The Urban Tea House 11116 – Whyte (82nd) Avenue, Edmonton

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Ronning Centre Forum: MP James Rajotte Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 9th, 2011 @ 7:00 PM

The Highest Public Calling: A Conversation on Religion and Public Life A Ronning Centre Forum with James Rajotte (MP Edmonton, Leduc) Wednesday, 9 November, 7:00 p.m. Leduc Alliance Church 5503 Black Gold Dr, Leduc

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Religion and Public Life Cafe: Community’s Journey Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Friday November 4th, 2011 @ 8:30 AM

A Community‟s Journey Guided by the Imam of the Day A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Azim Jeraj Friday, 4 November, 8:30–10:00 a.m. Merchants Tea & Coffee House 4857 – 50th Street, Camrose

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Philosophers’ Cafe: Social Networking and New Politics Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Saturday October 29th, 2011 @ 1:00 PM

Is Social Networking Creating a New Politics? A Philosophers’ Café introduced and animated by Rebecca Warren (Ronning Centre) Saturday, 29 October, 1:00–3:30 p.m. Steeps, The Urban Tea House 11116 – Whyte (82nd) Avenue, Edmonton

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Distinguished Lecture: Ethical Tradition in Islam Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Friday October 21st, 2011 @ 7:00 PM

But How Is His Reason?: The Ethical Tradition in Islam Augustana Distinguished Lecture 2011 with Amyn Sajoo (Scholar in Residence, Simon Fraser University’s Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures) Lectures made possible through the generous support of the Hendrickson Memorial Endowment Fund Friday, 21 October Edmonton (Time and location TBA)

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Distinguished Lecture: Islamic Law, Faith & Ethics Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Thursday October 20th, 2011 @ 7:00 PM

Law, Faith and Ethics: Narratives of Public Islam Augustana Distinguished Lecture 2011 with Amyn Sajoo (Scholar in Residence, Simon Fraser University’s Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures) Lectures made possible through the generous support of the Hendrickson Memorial Endowment Fund Thursday, 20 October, 7:00 p.m. Roger Epp Conference Room (2-004) Augustana …

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