Perspectives on Medical Assistance in Dying: Ethical, Pastoral, Theological, and Cultural

Since its legalization in Canada in 2015, Medical Assistance in Dying has become a significant part of end-of-life care. Since 2015, legislation has expanded eligibility for MAID and there are proposals for further expansion. MAID is now part of the social landscape of Canadian society, posing new questions and challenges for Christians. This non-credit online …
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Healthcare and the Christian Life

What features define human life? How do individuals and communities understand and withstand suffering and pain? What is good dying? In our time, these essential human questions are often viewed primarily as bioethics issues. In reality, these are not exclusively medical or bioethical enquiries. Rather, they are questions that all human individuals and societies ultimately …
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Loving to Know: Attuning Your Philosophy to Enhance Your Ministry

An application-based seminar on covenant epistemology in worship, life, and leadership. What does the philosophy of knowledge have to do with leadership and life? This week-long seminar, directed by Esther Lightcap Meek, offers a restorative philosophical vision that enhances worship and pastoral ministry and can be applied to any walk of life. Covenant epistemology is …
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The Home as Grounds for Radical Economics

Offered through the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP). Instructor: Katie Kish Syllabus – PCTS/POLS/BUS-3950Syllabus – PCD-5790 Online course only. Participants who will be in Winnipeg while taking this course are encouraged to come to campus to zoom in and meet other local participants during the coffee breaks and lunch. This course explores how the historical progression …
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Racial Resilience

Spirituality & Practice is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In line with this focus, we are pleased to offer the anti-racism training program “Racial Resilience” to our community members who share the goal of becoming anti-racist members of society. Our facilitators, Rev. Dr. Christopher Carter and Dr. Seth Schoen, utilize compassion-based contemplative practices when …
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