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Post Tagged with: "J.J. Thiessen Lectures"

2017 J.J. Thiessen / Friesen Lecture Series (video)

2017 J.J. Thiessen / Friesen Lecture Series (video)

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation on October 30 and 31 with a special lecture series delivered by the world’s foremost scholar on Swiss Anabaptism.  Dr. C. Arnold Snyder presented  the three-part series, titled, “Faith and… [More]

Lecture series to explore Protestant Reformation and its implications for today

Lecture series to explore Protestant Reformation and its implications for today

Acclaimed Anabaptist scholar Dr. C. Arnold Snyder scheduled to speak on campus Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with a special lecture series delivered by the world’s foremost scholar on Swiss Anabaptism.  Dr…. [More]

J.J. Thiessen Lecture Series – The Silence of Abraham, The Passion of Job: Explorations in the Theology of Lament with Dr. J. Richard Middleton (video)

J.J. Thiessen Lecture Series – The Silence of Abraham, The Passion of Job: Explorations in the Theology of Lament with Dr. J. Richard Middleton (video)

The 2016 J.J. Thiessen lectures with Dr. J. Richard Middleton explored what sort of prayer is appropriate in situations of difficulty and suffering. In contrast to simply bearing suffering in silence (which is the default spirituality of many), the Bible… [More]

‘The theology of lament’ topic of 2016 J.J. Thiessen Lectures at CMU

‘The theology of lament’ topic of 2016 J.J. Thiessen Lectures at CMU

Award-winning scholar Dr. J. Richard Middleton scheduled to speak on campus If you have ever been angry with God, wondered if it’s OK to ask “Why?” or had nothing left to pray, this year’s J.J. Thiessen Lectures at Canadian Mennonite… [More]

2015 J.J. Thiessen Lecture Series (video)

2015 J.J. Thiessen Lecture Series (video)

2015 J.J Thiessen Lecture Series Crude Awakenings: The Faith, Politics, and Crises of Oil in American’s Century In late October 2015 Dr. Darren Dochuk, Associate Professor in the Department of History at University of Notre Dame, spoke as guest lecturer in the 2015 instalment… [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]

CMU welcomes John Swinton for 2014 J.J. Thiessen Lectures

CMU welcomes John Swinton for 2014 J.J. Thiessen Lectures

Scottish author and professor to speak on ‘Disability, Timefulness, and Gentle Discipleship’ How might the experience of profoundly disabled people impact our understandings of God, creation, and the meaning of humanness? Dr. John Swinton will explore that question at this… [More]

J.J.Thiessen Lectures Presents Beverly Roberts Gaventa

J.J.Thiessen Lectures Presents Beverly Roberts Gaventa

October 16, 2012 – Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) welcomes Beverly Roberts Gaventa, Helen H.P Manson Professor of New Testament Literature andExegesis at New Jersey’s Princeton Theological Seminary, as lecturer for its 35th annual J.J. Thiessen Lecture Series, October 16 and 17. Founded… [More]