University of Calgary

2005 Events

November 15, 2005  12:00 pm  
Dr. Bonnie Thurston
The Swanson Lectures in Spirtuality - Thomas Merton and Interfaith Dialogue
Former Professor of New Testament, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Zeal for the Glory of the One God: Thomas Merton and Islam


November 14, 2005   7.30 pm  
Dr. Bonnie Thurston
The Swanson Lectures in Spirtuality - Thomas Merton and Interfaith Dialogue
Former Professor of New Testament, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
'I woke up': Thomas Merton and Buddhism


2005 Peter Craigie Memorial Lecture
November 1, 2005   7:30 pm   

J. Richard Middleton
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
Does God Come to Praise Job or to Bury Him?

October 31, 2005  12:00 pm 
J. Richard Middleton
(lecturer for the 2005 Peter Craigie Memorial Lecture)
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
From the Clenched Fist to the Open Hand: A Postmodern Reading of the Twenty-Third Psalm
Co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies Research Group

October 3, 2005  7:30 pm
Keith Ward
, Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxford University
Christianity and the Indian Religious Traditions


October 4, 2005  12:00 pm
Keith Ward
, Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxford University
Islam and the West



September 19, 2005    7:30 pm
Denis Renevey
, Chair of Medieval English Literature, University of Lausanne
Devotion to the Name of Jesus in Medieval England

September 20, 2005   12:00 noon
Denis Renevey
, Chair of Medieval English Literature, University of Lausanne
Mystical Feeling in Late Medieval England: An Assessment of the Textual Evidence
A Public Lecture and Discussion Co-Sponsored with the Medieval & Renaissance Cultural Studies Research Group at U of C


June 8, 2005

Rev. Dr. Setri Nyomi, General Secretary, The World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC)
Interreligious Dialogue in a Global Setting: An African Perspective on the Future of Christianity
Sponsored by the Chair of Christian Thought

March 7, 2005
Reginald Bibby,
Department of Sociology, University of Lethbridge
"The Renaissance of Religion in Canada: Recuperative Powers of Canadian Religious Groups"

January 31, 2005
Prof. Arlette Zinck, Associate Professor, Department of English, King’s University College, Edmonton
“Sanctification through Literature in John Bunyan”