Reformations and Renewals: A Symposium with Dr. Brandon Alakas, Dr. Geoff Dipple, and Rev. Craig Wentland Posted on March 16, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, March 22, from 12 – 1:30 PM, in the Roger Epp Room (Augustana Forum, 2nd Floor), join us for Reformations and Renewals, a Symposium with Dr. Brandon Alakas, Dr. Geoff Dipple, and Rev. Craig Wentland. No need to RSVP. This event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served. Please see symposium …

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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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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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The Spirit of Reconciliation – Feb 16-17, 2017 Posted on January 26, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday February 16th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join us on February 16-17, 2017 for The Spirit of Reconciliation – a new event hosted by Spirit of the Land and the Aboriginal Students’ Office. The event will feature a conversation with Canadian author Maria Campbell, round-table discussions, an indigenous ceremony, and an interactive art display. Visit spiritoftheland.ca for more event details!  

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Augustana Distinguished Lectures with Rabbi Lindsey bat Joseph Posted on January 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday January 24th, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

On Tuesday January 24th, Rabbi Lindsey bat Joseph will be presenting her Augustana Distinguished Lectures on the topic of Jewish teachings on the Ethics of Warfare.   At 12:30 pm, Lindsey will present her lecture entitled “Do the Victors Have Moral Limits? A Jewish Perspective on the Ethics of Warfare” in the Roger Epp Room, Forum …

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Ronning Centre Winter Open House – Wednesday December 7, 12:00-1:30pm Posted on December 1, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday December 7th, 2016 @ 1:30 PM

On Wednesday, December 7, from 12-1:30 pm, drop by the Ronning House (4606 – 49 Street, Camrose) for our Winter Open House. Stop in for a light lunch & snacks, a tentative schedule of our upcoming winter events, and a chance to chat with us about what we’ve been up to! No need to RSVP, just …

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Indigenous Research Methodologies: Sharing My Research Journey, A Conversation with Dr. Claudine Louis Posted on October 20, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 9th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, November 9th, join us from 12 – 1:30 pm in Wahkohtowin Lodge Classroom for Indigenous Research Methodologies: Sharing My Research Journey, A Conversation with Dr. Claudine Louis. A light lunch will be served. No need to RSVP for this event. All lectures are free and open to the public. Please see the attached …

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Dialogues Across Divides: Track Two Diplomacy, Inaugural Lecture on Religion and Diplomacy with Dr. Peter Jones Posted on October 20, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday November 29th, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

On Tuesday, November 29th, join us at 7 pm in the Mayer Community Hall (Lougheed Performing Arts Centre) for Dialogues Across Divides: Track Two Diplomacy, Inaugural Lecture on Religion and Diplomacy with Dr. Peter Jones. No need to RSVP for this event. This lecture is free and open to the public. Please see the attached …

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Community and Christian Ethics in an Age of Climate Change, A Conversation with Dr. Joseph Wiebe Posted on October 20, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 2nd, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, November 2nd, from 12 – 1:30 pm in the Wahkohtowin Lodge Classroom, join us for Community and Christian Ethics in an Age of Climate Change, A Conversation with Dr. Joseph Wiebe.  A light lunch will be served. No need to RSVP to this event. All lectures are free and open to the public. Please …

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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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Commemorating the Reformation: Five Hundred Years Later Posted on September 23, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 19th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, October 19, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm, in the Roger Epp Room, join us for Commemorating the Reformation: Five Hundred Years Later – a Conversation with Bishop Larry Kochendorfer (left), Dr. Faith Nostbakken (middle) and Dr. Julien Hammond (right). View the event flyer here.

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Intro to Canning – Seeds for the Soul Event Posted on September 23, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday September 28th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

The next Seeds for the Soul event, “Intro to Canning”!  will take place on Wednesday, September 28 from 6-8 pm at the Camrose Public Library. There will be a demonstration on how to can, a Harvest Swap table at 6pm, and crafts for kids. At 7pm, we will watch a brief video and discuss the relationship between happiness, the environment and …

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Augustana Professor Distinguished Lectures with Dr. Kieran Bonner Posted on September 22, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 4th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Tuesday, October 4th, from 12:30 – 2:00 pm, in the Roger Epp Room, join us for Can first questions (Who are we? How should we live?) be an educational focus in this era of global technological culture? – a Distinguished Lecture with former Augustana professor Dr. Kieran Bonner. Click here to view the event poster. On …

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