GUEST 

LECTURERS

Guest lecturers offer a recorded lecture in each course that they are listed in and many of them spend about one or two hours with students via video conference during the week their lecture is posted. Students therefore get the rare opportunity to converse with and ask questions to many of these wonderful scholars and practitioners when completing the Certificate in Religion, Peace and Justice.

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace Theology and Social Justice'

 

Theological advisor on the environment to the Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew I.

 

For more on Fr. John's experience and expertise, click here.

Fr. John Chryssavgis, D.Phil

Shane Claiborne

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace Theology and Social Justice'

 

Activist, speaker, author. Founder of The Simple Way in Philadelphia and Director of Red Letter Christians.

 

For more on Shane's experience and expertise, click here, here and here.

Malika Cox

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace and Violence in the New Testament'

 

Writer, researcher, speaker, and activist, consultant on Racial Reconciliation and Criminal justice Reform 

 

For more on Malika's experience and expertise, click here.

Ron Dart

Guest Lecturer in 'Religion, Peace and Conflict'

 

Associate Professor of Political Science and Religious Studies, University of the Fraser Valley

 

For more on Ron's experience and expertise, click here and here.

Cherie Enns, PhD (cand)

Guest Lecturer in 'Practical Nonviolence and Peacebuilding'

Associate Professor, Geography and the Environment, University of the Fraser Valley

 

For more on Cherie's experience and expertise, click here and here.

Peter Enns, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace and Violence in the Old Testament'

Author and Abram S. Clemens Professor of Biblical Studies, Eastern University

 

For more on Peter's experience and expertise, click here, here, and here.

Derek Flood

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace and Violence in the Old Testament'

 

Author of 'Disarming Scripture'; Blogger at The Rebel God, Red Letter Christians, and Huffington Post

 

For more on Derek's experience and expertise, click here, here, and here.

Kim Franklin, Ed.D.

Guest Lecturer in 'Inner Transformation of a Peacemaker'

 

Writer, contemplative, retired Associate Professor of Education, Trinity Western University

 

For more on Kim's experience and expertise, click here and here.

Arun Gandhi

Guest Lecturer in 'Religion, Peace and Conflict'

Peace Activist (grandson of Mahatma Gandhi) and founder of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence

 

For more on Arun's experience and expertise, click here and here.

Imbenzi George, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Practical Nonviolence and Peacebuilding'

President/ Chief Executive Officer of MYERT Corps Inc.; Assistant Sessional Professor, Trinity Western University

 

For more on Imbenzi's experience and expertise, click here.

Ted Grimsrud, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace Theology & Social Justice' & 'Peace and Violence in the New Testament'

Emeritus Professor of Peace Theology, Eastern Mennonite University

 

For more on Ted's experience and expertise, click here, here, and here.

Robynne Healey, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace Theology & Social Justice'

Professor of History and Co-Director of the Gender Studies Institute, Trinity Western University

 

For more on Robynne's experience and expertise, click here.

Cece Jones-Davis, M.Div

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace and Violence in the New Testament'

 

Worship leader, speaker, social advocate, Princeton University’s Black Theology Leadership Institute

 

For more on Cece's experience and expertise, click here.

Matthew Lynch, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace and Violence in the Old Testament'

 

Old Testament Lecturer and Dean of Studies, Westminster Theological Centre

 

For more on Matthew's experience and expertise, click here.

Terry LeBlanc, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace Theology and Social Justice'

 

Mi'kmaq-Acadian, Director of NAIITS/ Faculty of Theology and Anthropology, CEO of Indigenous Pathways

 

For more on Terry's experience and expertise, click here.

Jonathan Martin

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace and Violence in the New Testament'

 

Speaker, Author, and Lead Pastor at The Table, a church that embodies the radical inclusive love of Jesus' table

 

For more on Jonathan's experience and expertise, click here.

Jarrod McKenna

Guest Lecturer in 'Practical Nonviolence and Peacebuilding'

 

Speaker, Activist, Nonviolence trainer for activists at World Vision, Founder of Common Grace

 

For more on Jarrod's experience and expertise, click here.

Brian McLaren, D.D.

Guest Lecturer in 'Religion, Peace and Conflict'

Author, speaker, activist and public theologian; Senior Fellow at Auburn Theological Seminary

 

For more on Brian's experience and expertise, click here and here.

Rev. David Moore, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace Theology & Social Justice'

 

Author, activist, and Adjunct Professor of History at St. Stephen's University, New Brunswick

 

For more on David's experience and expertise, click here.

Wayne Northey

Guest Lecturer in 'Practical Nonviolence and Peacebuilding'

 

Author on restorative justice themes, former Director of M2/W2 – Restorative Christian Ministries

 

For more on Wayne's experience and expertise, click here.

Betty Pries

Guest Lecturer in 'The Inner Transformation of a Peacemaker'

 

Sessional Faculty of Peace and Conflict Studies at Conrad Grebel University College

 

For more on Betty's experience and expertise, click here and here.

Fr. Richard Rene

Guest Lecturer in 'Religion, Peace and Conflcit'

 

Orthodox priest, prison chaplain at a maximum security institution, and author 

 

For more on Fr. Richard's experience and expertise, click here and here.

Lisa Schirch, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Practical Nonviolence and Peacebuilding'

 

Senior Research Fellow, Toda Peace Institute; Senior Fellow, Alliance for Peacebuilding

 

For more on Lisa's experience and expertise, click here.

Walter Thiessen, D.Th

Guest Lecturer in 'The Inner Transformation of a Peacemaker'

Dean of Arts and Professor of Psychology at St. Stephen's University 

 

For more on Walter's experience and expertise, click here and here.

Brian Zahnd

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace and Violence in the New Testament'

 

Lead Pastor of Word of Life Church (St. Joseph, MO), author, teacher, and speaker

 

For more on Brian's experience and expertise, click here.

Past Guest Lecturers

Stanley Hauerwas, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace Theology and Social Justice'

Theologian, Ethicist, Author, Public Intellectual

Emeritus Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School

Rhonda Carriere

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace Theology and Social Justice'

President of the Friends of Louis Riel

Former Associate Director of the Native Ministries Program at VST

Matt Balcarras, PhD

Guest Lecturer in 'Peace Theology and Social Justice'

Neuroscientist

Dean of Arts and Adjunct Professor at St. Stephen's University

MAILING LIST

To be a teaching, research, and resource institute of St. Stephen’s University that provides students, scholars, practitioners, and any thoughtful person with a robust education and experience that integrates attentiveness to one's inner transformation, peace theology and social justice, an understanding of the role of religion in peace and violence, and practical peacemaking as a vocation and way of life.

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