A Conversation with David Goa Posted on March 10, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday March 9th, 2017 @ 1:30 PM

On Thursday, March 9, 1:30 – 3PM, David Goa will be animating a conversation on “Israel/Palestine: Religion, Politics and the Holy”. All are welcome. Location is Central Lions Senior Centre, 11113-113 Street.

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John von Keyking publishes new book Posted on February 9, 2017

John von Keyking publishes new book, The Form of Politics: Aristotle and Plato on Friendship.

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David Goa gives keynote in Sarajevo Posted on January 12, 2017

The key note was given at the opening panel for the 2nd International Symposium on “Religion and Global Peace,” Necmettin Erbakan University, Sarajevo, Bosna Hersck, 19-20 May, 2016. Read David Goa’s keynote here, on page 28.

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John von Heyking publishes in Taylor & Francis Online Posted on January 12, 2017

This article examines Winston Churchill’s biography of his ancestor, John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, as a character study and as a statement of Churchill’s own fundamental political wisdom. It argues that Marlborough’s capacity for friendship is key not only as a tool for statecraft, but as its very purpose. It examines Marlborough’s friendship with Eugene …

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Ronning Centre International Fellows listed in Canadian Who’s Who Posted on December 8, 2016

If you subscribe to Canadian Who’s Who, check out the profiles of International Fellows Iain Benson, David Goa, Michael W. Higgins, and Joe Mihevc!

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John von Heyking publishes in vogelinview Posted on December 8, 2016

Read “The Election Concerning Technology,” by International Fellow Dr. von Heyking.

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Arlette Zinck’s work with Omar Khadr profiled on CBC’s Tapestry (October 23, 2016) Posted on November 7, 2016

Arlette Zinck’s work with Omar Khadr profiled on CBC’s Tapestry (October 23, 2016). 

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Interview with David Goa on the Clinton/Trump debate (October 20, 2016) Posted on November 7, 2016

On October 20th 2016, David Goa was interviewed on the Clinton/Trump debate and conservatism in Canada by National Public Radio’s World Views. Click here to watch.  

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Leadership Study Days of the Saskatchewan Synod of the ELCIC – September 20-22 Posted on September 22, 2016

Leadership Study Days of the Saskatchewan Synod of the ELCIC, September 20-22, Mantiou Beach, Saskatchewan. David Goa is the plenary speaker: (1) “Our Responsibility to Muslims in a Time Shaped by Terror”; (2) “The Co-Dependent Twins: a ‘Christian’ Response to the Conservative – Liberal Divine”; (3) “Spiritual Friendship: Our Capacity to Engage Difference.”

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New published book chapter by Iain Benson Posted on September 8, 2016

Ian Benson has a recently published book chapter on “The Search for Pluralism in Judaism,  Islam and Roman Catholicism” coming out in a book on Pluralism being published by Routledge in 2016.

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New book from John von Heyking Posted on June 20, 2016

John von Heyking publishes a new book with McGill – Queen’s University Press. Click on the title for more information: The Form of Politics

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New video with David Goa Posted on May 16, 2016

David Goa speaks on “Faith and Weakness.” Watch the video here.  

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New publications from Dr. Amyn Sajoo Posted on May 9, 2016

Dr. Sajoo, Scholar-in-Residence with the Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures, Simon Fraser University, has new publications. Click on the links below for more information: “The Fog of Extremism: Governance, Identity, and Minstrels of Exclusion.” Social Inclusion 4.2 (2016): 26-39. The Shi’i World: Pathways in Tradition and Modernity. London: I.B. Tauris, …

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New books from Dr. Michael Higgins Posted on April 4, 2016

Michael Higgins publishes two new books with Novalis. Click on the titles for more information: Jean Vanier: Logician of the Heart and The Unquiet Monk: Thomas Merton’s Questing Faith.

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John von Heyking publishes with Troy Media Posted on February 22, 2016

Troy Media is an editorial content provider to over 1,800 print and online media outlets in Canada. In 2015, Troy Media content ran 7,008 times across Canada for a circulation/reach of 296,677,614. Click on the titles to read Dr. von Heyking’s contributions: “MacDonald and Cartier’s Bond Helped Form Canada” (March 18, 2016) “Lessons from the Scalia …

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Michael Higgins Publishes In Commonweal Posted on January 15, 2016

Dr Higgins is Vice President for Mission and Catholic Identity and Professor of Religious Studies at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. He recently published “A Joy, Not a Nuisance: What the Disabled Taught Jean Vanier” in Commonweal. Read it here.

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John von Heyking Publishes with McGill-Queens University Press Posted on December 14, 2015

John von Heyking publishes The Form of Politics: Aristotle and Plato on Friendship with McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015. Congratulations are extended to John on his fine contribution. The publisher’s blurb can be read here.

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Benjamin L. Berger Publishes with U of Toronto Press Posted on December 14, 2015

Benjamin L. Berger publishes Law’s Religion, Religious Difference, and the Claims of Constitutionalism (University of Toronto Press, 2015). Congratulations are extended to Benjamin on his fine contribution. See the book blurb from the publisher here.

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Nikkel Reflects on Paris Shootings Posted on November 18, 2015

Ron Nikkel, CRC International Fellow and President Emeritus of Prison Fellowship International, reflects on hope in the midst of suffering and despair in his weekly blog Coracle: Reflections on Faith and Life. Read it here.

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Mahdavi on the Fallacy of Middle East Exceptionalism Posted on November 18, 2015

Mojtaba Mahdavi, ECMC Chair of Islamic Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta and CRC International Fellow, speaks to Faculty of Arts magazine Work of Arts in the context of the recent conference The Unfinished Project of the Arab Spring: Why “Middle East Exceptionalism” is Still Wrong. Read it here.

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