Archive for Category: "Lectures"

Panelists to explore how their different faiths intersect at Face2Face discussion

Panelists to explore how their different faiths intersect at Face2Face discussion

A Jew, Muslim, and Christian will dialogue about what lies at the core of their faith heritages and how people from these distinct faith traditions might work together for peace and justice, at Canadian Mennonite University’s next Face2Face community discussion…. [More]

Scientists to explore why beauty matters at upcoming Face2Face discussion event

Scientists to explore why beauty matters at upcoming Face2Face discussion event

Three scientists will take audience members on a guided tour into the wonder of nature at Canadian Mennonite University’s next Face2Face community discussion. Titled, “Why Beauty Matters: Radical Amazement, Spirituality, and the Ecological Crisis,” the discussion will feature Dr. Tim… [More]

John Ralston Saul to speak at CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding

John Ralston Saul to speak at CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding

‘Living with Uncertainty: The Road to Peace’ title of lecture Respected public intellectual and award-winning writer John Ralston Saul will give a lecture exploring refugees and immigration at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) next month. Ralston Saul will present… [More]

Muslim scholar to speak at Canadian Mennonite University

Muslim scholar to speak at Canadian Mennonite University

Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali of Qom, Iran to deliver lecture entitled, “The Impact of Christian-Muslim Relations on World Peace” A revered Muslim scholar will give a public lecture exploring Christian-Muslim relations at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) this month. Dr. Mohammad… [More]

CMU welcomes renowned agronomist as Scientist in Residence

CMU welcomes renowned agronomist as Scientist in Residence

Dr. Martin Entz to explore Sabbath and its applications to natural systems agriculture Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to announce it will host Dr. Martin Entz as its 2016 Scientist in Residence. Entz, a professor of Cropping Systems and Natural… [More]

Discussion exploring the development of Kapyong Barracks continues at CMU

Discussion exploring the development of Kapyong Barracks continues at CMU

An upcoming event at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will continue the discussion about what at urban reserve at Kapyong Barracks might look like. The community is invited to “An Urban Reserve at Kapyong: Imagining a Future,” CMU’s latest Face2Face discussion,… [More]

2015 J.J. Thiessen Lectures to explore oil and evangelism in the 20th century

2015 J.J. Thiessen Lectures to explore oil and evangelism in the 20th century

CMU welcomes University of Notre Dame history professor Darren Dochuk How have religion and oil together shaped existence for modern North Americans at the moment of their heightening authority in the 20th century? That’s one of the questions Dr. Darren… [More]

Event focusing on oil dependency kicks off 2015-16 discussion series at CMU

Event focusing on oil dependency kicks off 2015-16 discussion series at CMU

Oil industry consultant, economist, and filmmaker featured on panel Oil dependency is the focus of Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) first Face2Face discussion of 2015-16. Titled “When Oil Dependency is Not Black and White: Contradictions and Possibilities,” the event happens Friday,… [More]

Menno Simons College hosts insight mediation workshop

Menno Simons College hosts insight mediation workshop

Addressing the complexity of conflict The workshop “Practicing Insight Mediation: Helping Conflicting Parties Make Wise Decisions” will be led by Dr. Cheryl Picard, professor emeritus at Carleton University and principle of Cheryl Picard & Associates. The workshop will take place… [More]

Muslim scholar to speak at Canadian Mennonite University

Muslim scholar to speak at Canadian Mennonite University

Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali of Qom, Iran to deliver lecture titled, “Characteristics of Shi’a Islam” Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali, Founding Director of the International Institute for Islamic Studies (IIIS) in Qom, Iran, will give a lecture titled, “Characteristics of Shi’a… [More]