Technology and Theology 2019

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The Canadian Centre for Scholarship and the Christian Faith represents a wide range of theological perspectives. This editorial only represents my own personal/academic views as the Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal for Scholarship and the Christian Faith. TECHNOLOGY AND THEOLOGY Bill Anderson PhD Director of the Canadian Centre for Scholarship and the Christian […]

Reformation and the World 2017

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HOW THE REFORMATION CHANGED THE WORLD Reflections at the Beginning of the Reformation Year 2017 John A. Maxfield Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Concordia University of Edmonton Spring 2017 Google “Reformation 500” and links to multiple webpages appear, detailing local and global events focusing on the five hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. […]

A New Way Forward 2018

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The Canadian Centre for Scholarship and the Christian Faith represents a wide range of theological perspectives. This guest editorial only represents the personal/academic views of the author. INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND THE CHRISTIAN FAITH: A NEW WAY FORWARD So I’m a white dude. Ironic, I know, given the title of the article. I really struggled with […]

From Supremacy to a Spectrum of Responses: A Brief History of Christianity and Indigenous Peoples in Canada

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From Supremacy to a Spectrum of Responses: A Brief History of Christianity and Indigenous People in Canada Tolly Bradford Concordia University of Edmonton Jessica Joannou Independent Scholar Abstract: This article draws on a few historical moments to give a broad thematic overview of the role of Christianity in the history of European-Indigenous relations in what […]

“God’s Own Wind: Sherlock Holmes as Conan Doyle’s, and Modernity’s, Post- Christian Search for Meaning”

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“God’s Own Wind: Sherlock Holmes as Conan Doyle’s, and Modernity’s, Post- Christian Search for Meaning” Brett Fawcett Concordia University of Edmonton First Published February 13, 2018 The last few years have seen a spike in popularity of the character of Sherlock Holmes, who currently headlines blockbuster films set in his original era, television series like Sherlock […]

Ecclesia Reformata, Semper Reformanda: An Intergenerational Perspective

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Ecclesia Reformata, Semper Reformanda: An Intergenerational Perspective Cory L. Seibel Central Baptist Church/Sioux Falls Seminary First Published 13th February 2018 Introduction: A Church Reformed, Always Being Reformed The 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation provides us with an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on a number of important themes: the nature of Christian tradition, the Church’s […]

There Arose Another Generation: Learning from Atheistic and Agnostic Nones Who Have Left the Church

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There Arose Another Generation: Learning from Atheistic and Agnostic Nones Who Have Left the Church Cory L. Seibel Central Baptist Church/Sioux Falls Seminary First Published 17th February 2017   The second chapter of Judges describes a significant generational transition within the life of the Hebrew community. Under the leadership of Moses, this fledgling nation had covenanted […]

“The Blood of the Covenant” According to the Gospel of Mark: Dialogical Reflections on Mark 14:24

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Christian A. Eberhart Professor of Religious Studies and Chair, Department of Comparative Cultural Studies, University of Houston Don Schweitzer McDougald Professor of Theology, St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon   Don Schweitzer: I teach theology at St. Andrew’s College, a theological college of The United Church of Canada in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. During fall and winter semesters, communion […]

The Value of Natural Law for Engaging Culture and Politics: Responding To A Common Objection To Natural Law

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Adam Lloyd Johnson PhD Program Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest NC USA Published in the Canadian Journal for Scholarship and the Christian Faith (journal.ccscf.org) on 2 March 2016 Natural law reasoning has largely fallen out of favor among Protestants. J. Daryl Charles has observed that “…there exists across Protestantism a broad consensus that rejects the […]

Theology of Inculturation of the Faith: the Oblate-Aboriginal Encounter in Alberta

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Theology of Inculturation of the Faith: the Oblate-Aboriginal Encounter in Alberta Catherine Caufield University of Alberta c.caufield@ualberta.ca Abstract: Revealing and documenting what went horribly wrong in the context of colonization and particularly residential schools in Alberta and the Canadian north is important for the historical record. The high degree of complexity of our multifaceted history […]