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    Chester Ronning Centre

    For the Study of Religion and Public Life


Seeds for the Soul

Aug 10, 2016
July 6 and August 3, the Ronning Centre Spirit of the Land project will be presenting a monthly summer series called Seeds for the Soul. Each event will combine the practical and the philosophical. All events are free of charge. For more information visit www.spiritoftheland.ca.


Dr. Emon_Poster

Lecture on Tolerance, Islamic Law, and the Possibilities of Critique – Dr. Anver Emon

On August 29th 2016, Dr. Anver Emon (University of Toronto) will animate his lecture entitled Tolerance, Islamic Law, and the Possibilities of Critique. This lecture will be located in the Arts Senate Chamber (3-26 Arts & Convocation Hall). Click here for more details.

A Meditation on Power

On June 6th, 2016, David Goa, founding Director of the Chester Ronning Centre, was invited to present the keynote at the Annual General Meeting of Sahakarini, a Camrose-based international NGO. Read it here.

John and Eloise Bergen

Camrose Church of God to host John and Eloise Bergen this fall

September 16-18, 2016, the Camrose Church of God will host John and Eloise Bergen. The weekend will feature a public presentation on Restorative Justice When There is No Justice at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre Cargill Theatre. There will also be a symposium on Neurological, Emotional & Spiritual Recovery from Trauma (venue to be confirmed). Finally, a public worship event will be held at the Camrose Church of God featuring the Bergens. More details to follow.


Special Topics in Diversity: Faith and Culture

August 22–26, 2016 David Goa will be offering an intensive week-long course from 8:30am to 4:30pm at St. Stephen’s College, University of Alberta. The course will focus on increasing multicultural competence and building skills for interfaith communication and interdisciplinary collaboration. Registration deadline is July 22, 2016. For more information, see poster here.