Blessed Living in a Broken World – Jan 24-25 King’s U Conference Posted on January 18, 2018

On Jan 24-25, the King’s University is hosting a conference on the theme “Blessed Living in a Broken World.” Keynotes will be given by Rev Dr Margaret Aymer, who is The First Presbyterian Church, Shreveport, D. Thomason Professor of New Testament Studies at Austin Theological Seminary.

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Being Fruitful and Multiplying: Creation Museums as Symbolic Spaces Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 21st, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

Join us on Wed Feb 21 at 12:30 pm in the Roger Epp Room for a dialogue with Dr. Jim Linville. This presentation offers an illustrated, whirlwind tour of some of North America’s Creation Museum facilities. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free & open to the public.

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Does the Bible justify genocide? If so, do we have to listen? Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 27th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Join us on Tue Feb 27 at 7:00 pm, at the Camrose United Church for an Augustana Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Christine Mitchell. This talk addresses biblical conquest texts and explore possibilities for repudiating these texts while still respecting a biblical heritage. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free & open to the public.

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What to do with all these Canaanites? A settler-Canadian reflection on biblical conquest stories Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 28th, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

Join us on Wed Feb 28 at 12:30 pm in the Roger Epp Room for an Augustana Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Christine Mitchell. This talk addresses biblical conquest stories and reflects on the possibility of decolonizing these stories as Canada works towards reconciliation. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free & open to the public.

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The Future of Faith-Based Education in Alberta Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 14th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join us on Wed March 14 at 12:00 pm in the Roger Epp Room for a Lunch & Learn with Dr. Clark Banack. This talk will delve into some recent and ongoing political and legal developments that have the potential to fundamentally alter Alberta’s approach to faith-based education. This event is free to attend and open to the public. A $5 lunch is available upon request.

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An Evening with Edward Snowden on Security, Public Life, and Research (via live-stream) Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 27th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join us on Tue March 27 at 6:00 pm in the Cargill Theatre (Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre) for a live-stream conversation with Edward Snowden to discuss perspectives on security, public life, and research. This event is free to attend and open to the public, but a ticket is required. Ticket information will be announced soon.

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Religion, Technology, and Public Life: A Reflection on Edward Snowden Posted on January 9, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 28th, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

Join us on Wed March 28 at 12:30 pm in the Roger Epp Room for a panel discussion to reflect on the previous evening’s live-stream discussion with Edward Snowden on security, public life, and research. Light refreshments will be served. No RSVP necessary. This event is free & open to the public.

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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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