We grieve with you. We stand with you. (Canadian Council of Churches; January 30, 2017) Posted on February 23, 2017

We grieve with you. We stand with you. (Canadian Council of Churches; January 30, 2017)

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Ask the Animals: Nature and Theodicy in the Book of Job Posted on February 16, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 7th, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

Join us on Tuesday, March 7th, at 12:30 pm in the Wahkohtowin Lodge classroom (Forum, lower level) for Ask the Animals: Nature and Theodicy in the Book of Job, a lecture by Visiting Fellow Dr. Brian Doak. No RSVP needed. This lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. See the attached poster …

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Ronning Centre Spring Open House Posted on February 16, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 29th, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, March 29th, from 12 – 1:30 pm, join us at the Ronning House for a Spring Open House! Refreshments will be served. No need to RSVP – just drop in for goodies and conversation about programming (both past and upcoming).

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Philosophers’ Café with Arlette Zinck Posted on February 16, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

On Saturday, April 8th, at 1:00 pm, a Philosophers’ Café will be led by Arlette Zinck, Associate Professor of English at King’s College. The café will be held at Steep’s Tea House (Whyte Ave, Edmonton) and the topic of discussion is the role of post-secondary liberal arts education in prisons.

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Philosophers’ Café with Thelma Pelletier Posted on February 16, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday March 18th, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

On Saturday, March 18th, at 1:00 pm, a Philosophers’ Café will be led by Thelma Pelletier, a R.C. Chaplain at the Bowden Institution. The café will be held at Steep’s Tea House (Whyte Ave, Edmonton) and the topic of discussion is the role of a prison Chaplain.

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Philosophers’ Café with Dr. David Wong Posted on February 16, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday March 4th, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

On Saturday, March 4th, at 1:00 pm, a Philosophers’ Café will be led by Dr. David Wong, a psychiatrist who has a strong interest in forensic psychiatry. The café will be held at Steep’s Tea House (Whyte Ave, Edmonton) and the topic of discussion is the role of mental illness in crime and its prevalence among prison …

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Religion Versus the Charter (UofTMagazine; Winter 2007) Posted on February 16, 2017

Religion Versus the Charter (UofTMagazine; Winter 2007)

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A Multicultural Ideal, and a Difficult Reality (The Walrus; February 13, 2017) Posted on February 16, 2017

A Multicultural Ideal, and a Difficult Reality (The Walrus; February 13, 2017)

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Military chaplain adds adviser for Indigenous soldiers (CBC News; February 12, 2017) Posted on February 16, 2017

Military chaplain adds adviser for Indigenous soldiers (CBC News; February 12, 2017)

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Partnership aims to honour Indigenous cultural traditions at Windsor hospitals (CBC News; February 8, 2017) Posted on February 16, 2017

Partnership aims to honour Indigenous cultural traditions at Windsor hospitals (CBC News; February 8, 2017)

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The Role of the Bible in Postsecondary Education Posted on February 14, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 8th, 2017 @ 2:15 PM

On Wednesday, March 8, from 2:15 – 4:45 pm, join us in the Roger Epp Room (Augustana Campus, 2nd floor) for a Symposium on the topic of The Role of the Bible in Postsecondary Education. Our distinguished panel includes Dr. Ehud Ben Zvi (Alberta), Dr. InHee Berg (Concordia), Dr. Brian Doak (George Fox), Dr. Anne …

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Philosophers’ Café with Justice Jody (George) Fraser and Irene Fraser Posted on February 14, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday April 29th, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

On Saturday, April 29th, a Philosophers’ Café will be led by Justice Jody (George) Fraser and her sister Irene Fraser. The café will be held at Steep’s Tea House (Whyte Ave, Edmonton) and the topic of discussion is Poverty is a Crime. Below are short biographies on the two animateurs. Justice Jody (George) Fraser  After …

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Memory, Imagination, and Community: A Book Launch Posted on February 9, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday March 3rd, 2017 @ 4:00 PM

Join us on Friday March 3rd, at 4 pm in Wahkohtowin Lodge (Forum, lower level) for Memory, Imagination, and Community: A Book Launch. Dr. Joseph Wiebe and Dr. Ian Wilson will discuss their newly published books. No RSVP needed. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Below are descriptions of the …

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Philosophers’ Café with David Goa Posted on February 9, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday February 9th, 2017 @ 1:30 PM

On Thursday, February 9, 1:30 – 3PM David Goa will be animating a Philosophers’ Café at the Central Lion’s Senior Centre, 11113 – 113 Street. For those interested in thinking and talking together here are the details: “The Challenge of Freedom of Speech & “Religious” and “Secular Pushback”. Free speech has been a hard won …

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John von Keyking publishes new book Posted on February 9, 2017

John von Keyking publishes new book, The Form of Politics: Aristotle and Plato on Friendship.

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Identity crisis: Quebec confronts reality that never-ending values debate has come at a cost (National Post; February 3, 2017) Posted on February 9, 2017

Identity crisis: Quebec confronts reality that never-ending values debate has come at a cost (National Post; February 3, 2017)

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Interview with Michael Bell (UCObserver; February 2017) Posted on February 9, 2017

Interview with Michael Bell (UCObserver; February 2017)

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Love>Hate: Augustana Community Unites to Pay Respects Posted on February 1, 2017

Last night (Jan 31st), students, faculty, and community members joined together in the Faith and Life Lounge for the weekly Soup Supper, organized by the Augustana Chaplaincy. A memorial was set up for those who were killed and injured in the Quebec mosque shooting. Prior to the supper, two students shared their experiences relating to …

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This Moment in History – A Message from Dean Berger Posted on January 31, 2017

Jan 29th 2017 To the Augustana Community: I write this not as Dean, but simply as an American citizen. I have not always been proud of my country, whose history includes many blemishes and atrocities. But I have always believed that American ideals, which are inscribed in the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, …

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Statement Issued by the Board of Directors (American Academy of Religion; January 30, 2017) Posted on January 31, 2017

Statement Issued by the Board of Directors (American Academy of Religion; January 30, 2017)

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