Your Favorite Fact Tank Data in 2015 Posted on January 4, 2016

Your Favorite Fact Tank Data in 2015 (Pew Research Centre, Dec 31, 2015)

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Jim Wallis Posted on January 4, 2016

Jim Wallis on Religion, Activism, and the State of US Politics (CBC Sunday Edition, Dec 27, 2015)

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David Goa Comments on the Future of Religion Posted on December 21, 2015

The Winter 2015 edition of the University of Alberta Alumni magazine, New Trails, focuses on the “future of everything.” Several eminent University of Alberta scholars and scientists were asked to write about their area of expertise. David Goa was invited to reflect on religion in one hundred years, 2115. His provocative 200 words may be …

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Augustana Distinguished Lecture Publication by Reza Shah-Kazemi Posted on December 21, 2015

Professor Reza Shah-Kazemi, Research Associate at the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London, England, delivered the 2012 Augustana Distingushed Lecture. His lecture series A Muslim Perspective on Christian Mysteries 1. Incarnation 2. Crucifixion will be published in January 2016.

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Jean Vanier’s Comfort and Joy Posted on December 21, 2015

Jean Vanier’s Comfort and Joy (The Globe and Mail, December 19, 2015)

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Is Indonesia Winning Its Fight Against Islamic Extremism Posted on December 21, 2015

Is Indonesia Winning Its Fight Against Islamic Extremism? (BBC News, December 19, 2015)

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Reports from the Pew Centre on Religion and Public Life Posted on December 21, 2015

Reports from the Pew Centre on Religion and Public Life

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Religious Studies and Theology: Special Issue on Muslim Communities in Canada Posted on December 14, 2015

The international journal Religious Studies and Theology has just published its December issue online. A link to the issue can be found here.

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John von Heyking Publishes with McGill-Queens University Press Posted on December 14, 2015

John von Heyking publishes The Form of Politics: Aristotle and Plato on Friendship with McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015. Congratulations are extended to John on his fine contribution. The publisher’s blurb can be read here.

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Benjamin L. Berger Publishes with U of Toronto Press Posted on December 14, 2015

Benjamin L. Berger publishes Law’s Religion, Religious Difference, and the Claims of Constitutionalism (University of Toronto Press, 2015). Congratulations are extended to Benjamin on his fine contribution. See the book blurb from the publisher here.

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How Donald Trump Took the Republican Party by Storm Posted on December 14, 2015

How Donald Trump Took the Republican Party by Storm (CNN, December 14, 2015)

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Syrian Refugees Posted on December 14, 2015

Syrian Refugees: Discriminating by Religion Is Unacceptable (CPJ Canada, December 12, 2015)

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Europe’s Dangerous Multiculturalism Posted on December 14, 2015

Europe’s Dangerous Multiculturalism (Foreign Affairs, The Magazine, December 8, 2015)

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Quebec, Canada, and the Right to Die Posted on December 14, 2015

Quebec, Canada, and the Right to Die (CBC Radio, December 5, 2015)

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Legacy of Swami Vivekananda Posted on December 9, 2015

Scheduled for: Sunday January 10th, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

The Ronning Centre joins the Hindu Society of Alberta and the Vedanta Society of Edmonton to host an interfaith dialogue on moral/eternal values and the legacy of Swami Vivekananda. The event will be held Sunday, 10 January, 2016, from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the Hindu Cultural Centre, 14225-133 Ave NW, Edmonton. A poster with further …

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Call for Fewer Church of England Bishops in House of Lords Posted on December 9, 2015

Call for Fewer Church of England Bishops in House of Lords (BBC News, December 7, 2015)

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Muslim Reform Movement Posted on December 9, 2015

Muslim Reform Movement (December 4, 2015)

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Quebec, Canada, and the Right to Die Posted on December 9, 2015

Quebec, Canada, and the Right to Die (CBC Radio, December 5, 2015)

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Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Isn’t Brave Posted on December 9, 2015

Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Isn’t BraveĀ (The Washington Post; December 3, 2015)

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Cinema Company That Banned Lord’s Prayer Lashed Posted on November 30, 2015

Cinema Company That Banned Lord’s Prayer Advert Lashed by Many Tongues (The Guardian, November 29, 2015)

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