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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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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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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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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Chinese Consul General honours Chester Ronning Posted on June 30, 2014

The Chinese Consul General visited Camrose on Friday, June 27 – read the story and see the photo gallery here!

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Chester Ronning celebrated in film and print Posted on December 20, 2013

On December 14, Augustana celebrated the 119th birthday of Chester Ronning in style!

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Join us to celebrate Chester Ronning! Posted on December 9, 2013

On Saturday, December 14, we will celebrate one of the great names in Camrose and Augustana history.

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Screening of “Hellbound” Posted on September 4, 2013

Scheduled for: Thursday October 3rd, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

This Chester Ronning Centre Consultation includes a panel discussion with Eugene Boe, David Goa and Randal Rauser. $5 admission Faith & Life Chapel

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Augustana Resilience Symposium Posted on March 18, 2013

This Friday will feature one of the final events of our Annual Theme year, including four separate and engaging sessions!

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Ronning Lecture on Faith, Farming and Oil Posted on March 13, 2012

Prof. Dittmar Mündel’s February 29 Ronning Centre Lecture on Faith, Farming and Oil was covered in the Western Catholic Reporter. Read the article online here, and click here to learn more about the Ronning Centre and upcoming lectures!

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Philosophers’ Cafe: Religious Diversity, Help or Hindrance? Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Saturday December 10th, 2011 @ 1:00 PM

Is a Diversity of Religious Communities a Help or a Hindrance to a Healthy Society? A Philosophers’ Café introduced and animated by David Goa (Director of the Ronning Centre) Saturday, 10 December, 1:00–3:30 p.m. Steeps, The Urban Tea House 11116 – Whyte (82nd) Avenue, Edmonton

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Philosophers’ Cafe: Unity through Democracy? Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Saturday November 26th, 2011 @ 1:00 PM

Can the Cultivation of Civic Democracy Unite into One Country a Variety of Ethnic Cultures and National Identities? A Philosophers’ Café introduced and animated by John von Heyking (Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Lethbridge) Saturday, 26 November, 1:00–3:30 p.m. Steeps, The Urban Tea House 11116 – Whyte (82nd) Avenue, Edmonton

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Ronning Centre Seminar: Canada and Religion Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Friday November 25th, 2011 @ 3:00 PM

Canada and Civil Religion A Ronning Centre Seminar with John von Heyking (Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Lethbridge) Friday, 25 November, 3:00 p.m. N110, King’s University College 9125 – 50 Street, Edmonton

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Distinguished Lecture: Islamic Law, Faith & Ethics Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Thursday October 20th, 2011 @ 7:00 PM

Law, Faith and Ethics: Narratives of Public Islam Augustana Distinguished Lecture 2011 with Amyn Sajoo (Scholar in Residence, Simon Fraser University’s Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures) Lectures made possible through the generous support of the Hendrickson Memorial Endowment Fund Thursday, 20 October, 7:00 p.m. Roger Epp Conference Room (2-004) Augustana …

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Ronning Centre Consultation: Church as Sanctuary Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 18th, 2011 @ 7:00 PM

Church as Sanctuary A Ronning Centre Consultation with Richard Hergesheimer (Pastor of First Lutheran Church in Vancouver) Monday, 17 October, 7:00 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church 10014 – 84 Avenue, Edmonton Tuesday, 18 October, 7:00 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church 4810 – 50 Street, Camrose Wednesday, 19 October, 7:00 p.m. Advent Lutheran Church 11 Scenic Acres Gate, …

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Philosophers’ Cafe: “Localism” and Consumer Society Posted on September 15, 2011

Scheduled for: Saturday October 15th, 2011 @ 1:00 PM

Can “Localism” Revive Community and Challenge Consumer Society? A Philosophers’ Café introduced and animated by Jenny Berkenbosch (Artist and Co-owner of Sundog Organic Farm) Saturday, 15 October, 1:00–3:30 p.m. Steeps, The Urban Tea House 11116 – Whyte (82nd) Avenue, Edmonton

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Vice Dean Ric Johnson discusses the Liberal Arts education Posted on April 9, 2010

Scheduled for: Friday April 9th, 2010 @ 7:30 AM

Kara Blizzard attends the Ronning Centre’s Philosopher’s Cafe, where Dr. Ric Johnson discusses the benefits of a liberal arts education.

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