Call for Papers: Religion and Law in North America Posted on December 14, 2018

The Chester Ronning Centre welcomes paper proposals for an upcoming conference, “Religion and Law in North America,” at the University of Alberta Augustana Campus, April 12-13, 2019.

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University of Alberta honours Nakita Valerio Posted on September 12, 2018

Scheduled for: Monday September 24th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

The University of Alberta is pleased to announce that Nakita Valerio, ’09 BA, ’17 MA, will receive an Alumni Horizon Award for connecting interfaith communities. UAlberta President David H. Turpin will present Ms. Valerio her award on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.

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New exhibit at local museum honours Chester Ronning Posted on July 25, 2018

Scheduled for: Sunday September 23rd, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

A new exhibit at the Camrose and District Centennial Museum (4522 53 Street, Camrose) features artifacts from the life of one of Canada’s most distinguished diplomats and past Principal of Camrose Lutheran College, Chester Ronning.

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In Memoriam: Wendy Cassady (March 6, 1950 – May 11, 2018) Posted on May 17, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wendy Marlene Cassady. Wendy passed away peacefully on Friday, May 11, 2018 with her family at her side. Our deepest condolences go out to her family and friends.

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“Reconciliation” with Indigenous people is comforting for many Canadians, but is a Christian concept up to the task? Posted on March 20, 2018

Check out this piece on Mennonite land and “Reconciliation” for Religion Dispatches, co-written by Joe Wiebe, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Augustana Campus and Advisory Committee Member of the Chester Ronning Centre.

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Monthly Healing Circle Posted on February 7, 2018

Starting in February, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, there will be a healing circle at 10:30 am in Wahkohtowin Lodge (lower level of the Augustana Campus forum).

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Did you miss an event? You can view video recordings of Ronning Centre lectures on our YouTube channel! Posted on November 30, 2017

If you couldn’t attend a lecture, take a look at our YouTube channel to see if there is a video recording of the event! Happy viewing!

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The Reformation in Alberta: A Virtual Exhibit Posted on November 8, 2017

Check out this virtual exhibit curated by Dr. Brandon Alakas and Day Bulger, now open for viewing online! The exhibit is a history of the Reformation through ten items in the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library.

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Professsor Ian Wilson Appointed Director of the Ronning Centre Posted on March 2, 2017

Congratulations to professor Ian Wilson, the newly appointed Director of the Chester Ronning Centre. See the official announcement from Dean Allen Berger, posted here.

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Thank You Dr. Nicholas Wickenden Posted on December 1, 2016

The Ronning Centre community would like to express its deep appreciation for the work of Dr. Nicholas Wickenden. The high quality of the Ronning Centre publications reflect his skill in creating specialized fonts, his fine sense of style, and his eye for detail.

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