University of Alberta: January 21st to 25th, 2019

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Relevant Series: January 21st to 25th, 2019

Thoughtfully engaging questions of life, faith, culture, science, and more.
Hosted by Power to Change – Students and RZIM.

“Relevant has opened doors for me to hold conversations about topics that I’ve never considered, with people that I’ve never dreamed of meeting.”

– GRACE, 3RD YEAR STUDENT

Speakers

ALEXANDRA CARROLL

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BASIL MCLAREN

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NATHAN RITTENHOUSE

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LOGAN GATES

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ANDY BANNISTER

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ALYCIA WOOD

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RIFFAT AZIZ

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CARRIELYNN LUND

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RABBI GILA CAINE

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IMAM SHERIF AYOUP

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DANIEL THEJUS

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KAREN LUMLEY KERR

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“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.”

– C.S. LEWIS

Schedule

Monday · Tuesday · Wednesday · Thursday · Friday

Monday

January 21, 2019

Are Science & Faith Contradictory?

Speaker: Alexandra Carroll
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Room: ED 254 @ University of Alberta

Jesus & the Failures of the Church

Speaker: Andy Bannister
Time: 1:00-2:00PM
Room: ECHA 2 190 @ University of Alberta

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Who is Jesus?

Speaker: Andy Bannister and Imam Sherif Ayoup
Time: 7:00-9:00PM
Room: CCIS 1 430 @ University of Alberta
Partners: MCE Mosque

Tuesday

January 22, 2019

A Purpose Beyond my Degree

Speaker: Nathan Rittenhouse
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Room: ED 254 @ University of Alberta

Culture of Sex: Finding Meaning and Intimacy in our Sexuality

Speaker: Basil McLaren
Time: 2:00-3:00PM
Room: ED N2 115 @ University of Alberta

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Does Talk of "Human Rights" Make Sense Without God?

Speaker: Andy Bannister and Karen Lumley Kerr
Moderated by Randall Rauser
Time: 7:00-9:00PM
Room: CCIS 1 430 @ University of Alberta
Partners: Society of Edmonton Atheists

Wednesday

January 23, 2019

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How Do We Know What We Know?

Speaker: Nathan Rittenhouse
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Room: TL B 01 @ University of Alberta

Remember Me?: Hope in the Darkest Times

Speaker: Alycia Wood
Time: 1:00-2:00PM
Room: ECHA 2 490 @ University of Alberta

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Love and Sacrifice: The Sacrifice of Abraham's Son

Speaker: Alycia Wood, Rabbi Gila Caine, and Riffat Aziz
Moderated by Heather Liddell
Time: 7:00-9:00PM
Room: CCIS 1 430 @ University of Alberta
Partners: Hillel Edmonton – Jewish Students’ Association and Islamic Shia Ithna’sheri Association of Edmonton

Thursday

January 24, 2019

But What if I Fail? Finding Self-Worth in the Face of Failure

Speaker: Logan Gates
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Room: CAB 235 @ University of Alberta

Is Christianity a Western Religion?

Speaker: Daniel Thejus
Time: 1:00-2:00PM
Room: ETLC E1 13 @ University of Alberta

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What Does Reconciliation to Indigenous Peoples Really Mean, and What's My Part in It?

Speaker: Carrielynn Lund
Time: 7:00-9:00PM
Room: CCIS 1 430 @ University of Alberta

Friday

January 25, 2019

Why Trust the Bible?

Speaker: Logan Gates
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Room: CCIS 1 160 @ University of Alberta

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Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

Speaker: Daniel Thejus
Time: 1:00-2:00PM
Room: ECHA 2 190 @ University of Alberta

Getting to the Heart of Christianity

Speaker: Basil McLaren
Time: 7:00-9:00PM
Room: CCIS 1 430 @ University of Alberta

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