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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From Zion to New York City: Religion, Violence, and the Practice and Theory of Peacebuilding – 2nd Annual Chester Ronning Lecture on Religion & Diplomacy, with Dr. Atalia Omer Posted on September 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday November 28th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join us on Tuesday, November 28th, at 7:00 pm in the Mayer Community Hall (J&P Lougheed Performing Arts Centre) for From Zion to New York City: Religion, Violence, and the Practice and Theory of Peacebuilding, the 2nd Annual Chester Ronning Lecture on Religion and Diplomacy, given by Dr. Atalia Omer.

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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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Reconciling Land, Life & Livelihood – Spirit of the Land Conference Posted on October 11, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday November 4th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

On November 4th, 5th and 6th, Spirit of the Land and the Ronning Centre, at the University of Alberta Augustana Faculty, will be hosting their fifth annual conference centered on the topic of reconciliation. This year’s theme is “Reconciling Land, Life and Livelihood” and will focus on how we can engage in dialogue about the environment, …

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Spirit of the Land Roads Scholar Course Open to Community Members Posted on September 15, 2016

A unique learning opportunity open to those who would like to study the connection between ecology, community and spirituality.

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Making Peace with the Land, 13-15 Nov Posted on October 14, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday November 13th, 2015 @ 5:00 PM

From 13-15 November, the Ronning Centre is pleased to host the “Making Peace with the Land” conference, integrating economy, ecology, spirituality, and community. Keynote speaker Norman Wirzba, professor at Duke Divinity School, will give the conference keynote, the Augustana Distinguished Lecture, on Friday, 13 November at 7:00pm. For full conference schedule and registration information, please …

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Ronning Centre Book Launches Posted on April 29, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday May 15th, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

We warmly invite you to celebrate two recent Ronning Centre publications: -“The Christian Responsibility to Muslims” by David Goa -“Three Perspectives on the Sacred” by Fr John Chryssavgis We will serve a light lunch on Friday, 15 May, 12pm-1:30pm at the Ronning House (4606 – 49 St just a block north of campus).

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Supreme Court rules Quebec infringed on Loyola High School’s religious freedom Posted on April 20, 2015

Scheduled for: Thursday April 30th, 2015 @ 9:10 AM

Read the article at the CBC

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Spring Soiree: A Report to the Community Posted on March 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Thursday April 30th, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Celebrating Community Augustana is committed to building a vibrant community. As our friend and neighbour, we invite you to join Dean Allen Berger as he shares and celebrates student achievement and community partnerships. Thursday, April 30 at 6pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre Business Casual RSVP to debra.olafson@ualberta.ca or 780-679-1626

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Ronning: Hinduism Takes Root in Canada Posted on February 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Thursday March 12th, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

Hinduism Takes Root in Canada with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Darrel Bryant Wednesday, March 12 12:50 pm F2-305

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Ronning Film Presentation: The Traveling Guru Posted on February 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 11th, 2015 @ 5:00 PM

Film Presentation: “The Traveling Guru” with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Darrel Bryant Wednesday, March 11 5 pm Epp Conference Room, 2-004

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Ronning: Hinduism Takes Root in Canada Posted on February 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 11th, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

Hinduism Takes Root in Canada with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Darrel Bryant Wednesday, March 11 12:50 pm Library 2-103

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Discussions on Canada’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission Posted on January 13, 2015

“The TRC tends to victimize the survivors of the residential schools and cannot fully pursue its role of establishing the grounds for restorative justice.”

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The Paris Shooting and Charlie Hebdo Posted on January 12, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday January 16th, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Join David Goa for a conversation on the recent events in Paris, the uses of satire, challenges to freedom of speech and human dignity: Friday, 16 January 12:00-1:30pm “Thinking about the Paris Shooting and Charlie Hebdo” Ronning House (4606 – 49 Street, Camrose) A light lunch will be served.

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Ronning Forum: Christian Zionism Posted on October 23, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday November 14th, 2014 @ 2:00 PM

Engaging Christian Zionism Conversations in the Agora with Salim Munayer 2:00pm  |  Friday, Nov 14 Ronning House www.augustana.ualberta.ca/ronning/

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Ronning Forum: The Case of TWU Law School Posted on October 23, 2014

Scheduled for: Monday November 10th, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Conversations in the Agora 12:00pm  |  Monday, Nov 10 www.augustana.ualberta.ca/ronning/

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Ronning Lecture: Pluralism and the Limits of Law Posted on October 23, 2014

Scheduled for: Monday November 10th, 2014 @ 3:15 PM

What Divides? What Unites? and Who Decides? Pluralism and the Limits of Law 3:15pm  |  Monday, Nov 10 Library Room 2-102 www.augustana.ualberta.ca/ronning/

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Ronning Forum: Prostitution in Canada Posted on October 23, 2014

Scheduled for: Friday November 28th, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Conversations in the Agora with Kate Quinn 12:00pm  |  Tuesday, Nov 28 www.augustana.ualberta.ca/ronning/

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Ronning Lecture: Who owns Israel-Palestine? Posted on October 23, 2014

Scheduled for: Monday November 17th, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

With Salim Munayer 7:00pm  |  Monday, Nov 17 Roger Epp Conference Room www.augustana.ualberta.ca/ronning/

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