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2012/13 John Albert Hall Lectures: Religion in Focus

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Thursday, February 14th, 2013

John Albert Hall Lectures - Religion in Focus

An annual series of public lectures by distinguished scholars of religion, produced with financial assistance from the Anglican Diocese of BC.

In 2012, we began a new chapter in the John Albert Hall program with a selection of lectures to be videotaped for the enjoyment of off-campus audiences.

Thursday, February 14, 4:30 pm, Social Sciences and Math Building, room A110
Smoke is Still Rising: The Eclipse of Christianity and Resurgence of Indigenous Spirituality among First Nations in Canada
Taiaiake Alfred, UVic School of Indigenous Governance
(this lecture was originally scheduled for Feb. 7)

Thursday, March 14, 4:30 pm, Social Sciences and Math Building, room A110
Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide: How Now for Christianity in Canada?
Wendy Fletcher, Professor of Church History, Vancouver School of Theology

Thursday, March 21, 7:00 pm, Human and Social Development, room A240
Representations of Muslim Women: Image and Reality
Zayn R. Kassam, Department of Religious Studies, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
**please note this lecture is at a different time and location than the other lectures**

Thursday, April 4, 4:30 pm, Social Sciences and Math Building, room A110
Spiritual But Not Religious: Navel Gazing or a New Paradigm for Religious Faith in Modern Times?
Siobhan Chandler, Wilfrid Laurier University Department of Religion and Culture

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