Indigenous Women in Leadership

Online Delivery Applications for this course are open to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit participants residing in Canada only.  Click here to apply  Click here for downloadable PDF Indigenous women traditionally held places of honour, respect, and leadership within their families and communities as our advisors and caretakers of life, lands, and resources. …
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Preaching

Preaching is a course on biblical interpretation and preaching. We study and preach on the readings from the Revised Common Lectionary from an Indigenous perspective. Each student will be assigned Gospel readings from the lectionary which they will study using the primary/secondary source material. Students will preach sermons in an Indigenous context, one extemporaneously. Preaching …
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Canadian Political Theology

What is Canadian Political Theology? Join hosts Jon Coutts and Ryan Turnbull as they and other expert presenters tackle various approaches to political theology and ask what, if anything, is distinctive about Canadian approaches to this tradition. New Leaf is excited to be offering this session of the Learning Centre in collaboration with Ambrose University. …
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Jonathan Edwards, Race, and Slavery–Not for credit

This course will explore the views and practices of British-American theologian, revivalist, and missionary Jonathan Edwards on race and slavery in the contexts of the “vast Americas” in general and of colonial New England in particular, showing the growth of African slavery and the slave trade, biblical and theological justifications for them, and evolving racial …
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Canadian School of Peacemaking

Each year Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP), an institute of Canadian Mennonite University, invites the peacebuilders of the world to gather in Winnipeg, Canada, for a selection of courses in June. Come take a course or two for professional and personal development or for academic credit. We offer courses from local, national and international peacebuilders, …
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“Palestine-Israel: Is this Settler Colonialism?”

with Esther Epp-Tiessen, Joanna Hiebert Bergen, Byron Rempel-Burkholder, and Kathy Bergen In recent years, many people have begun to describe the reality of Palestine-Israel as “settler colonialism”—a form of colonialism in which the settler colonists “come to stay” and to assert their sovereignty over Indigenous land and people. (Canada is also a settler colonial state). …
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Introduction to Social Enterprise

There has been growing interest in social enterprise as a vehicle to create social change while addressing the age-old question of sustainability. Beginning with an assessment of the emergence and history of the social entrepreneurship movement, this course will cover topics such as the for-profit and not-for-profit divide, the need for varied capital at different …
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Developmental Evaluation for Social Impact

Developmental Evaluation is an exciting approach to evaluation that enables social innovators, policy and program managers, and community leaders to design, monitor, and adapt social change initiatives in complex and uncertain environments. In this course, you will be introduced to Developmental Evaluation (DE) through an interactive learning approach that models adult learning principles. Using asynchronous …
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