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Episode 1: Pandemic

Friday, January 15, 2021 @ 12:16 PM

"So What?" is a new monthly CMU podcast that draws out key ideas from public events at Canadian Mennonite University. Host Jonas Cornelsen (CMU '16) guides you through these discussions by asking 'So What?".

What if science was more than a weapon in the fight against diseases like COVID-19? Biologist Rachel Krause talks about the ecology of pandemics: they are a natural result of living with other species. Philosopher and theologian Chris Huebner looks to the past, and opens up an unusual book during lockdown. He concludes that nothing about COVID-19 is "unprecedented."

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Face2Face | Seeing Through the Pandemic: The Art of Noticing (video)

Thursday, September 24, 2020 @ 10:00 PM

COVID-19 focuses our daily attention on physical distancing, sanitization and hygiene, masks, ventilation systems, maximum space capacities, infection, testing, self-isolation...and more. At times, COVID-19 leaves us feeling anxious and forces us to confront life's fragility. COVID-19 also invites us to think about what we notice and how we see.

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Suffering the Truth: CMU Professor Chris Huebner reflects in new book

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

The gaping mouth of a giant fish stretches open across the cover of Chris Huebner's new book, Suffering the Truth: Occasional Sermons and Reflections. The image of a Polish church pulpit in the shape of the giant fish from the biblical story of Jonah represents the difficult undertaking of speaking on behalf of God through preaching.

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Rare book celebration: CMU acquires 1685 edition, Martyrs Mirror

Monday, March 9, 2020 @ 10:59 AM

The CMU library is delighted to announce that it has recently acquired a 1685 edition of Martyrs Mirror. The book will be housed in CMU's special collections rare book room and made accessible to students and faculty forthwith. Formal protocols for handling the book will be posted at the library soon.

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Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Chris Huebner

Monday, January 8, 2018 @ 6:39 AM

Dr. Chris Huebner, Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy, has taught at CMU full-time since 2002.

What are you teaching right now that you're most excited about?

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Our need for weed? Sparking Conversations in the Church and Community (video)

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

By July 1, 2018 Canada's federal government is committed to implement the legalized production, sale, and recreational consumption of marijuana. As our churches and communities confront this new reality, we invite you to join a conversation that broadens awareness, explores questions, and discerns ways forward.

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Panelists to explore the implications of legalizing marijuana at upcoming CMU discussion event

Thursday, November 9, 2017 @ 7:26 AM

A police officer, a pastor, a rehabilitation counsellor, and a producer of medical cannabis are set to participate in a panel discussion at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) exploring the implications of legalizing marijuana.

Titled, “Our Need for Weed? Sparking Conversations in the Church and Community,” the discussion will take place Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00 PM in Marpeck Commons (2299 Grant Ave.). Admission is free, and everyone is welcome to attend.

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