Category: Justice

Judy Graves and Anna Maria Tremonti: Giving credit where credit is due

  Today, CBC’s The Current replayed an interview between host Anna Maria Tremonti and Vancouver homeless advocate Judy Graves on the day of her retirement, May 29. The interview is moving and informative; you won’t regret spending 23 minutes listening to the…

The spread of World Christianity has a chequered history

When you tackle World Christianity on a Friday evening and part of Saturday – allowing for generous coffee breaks – you can expect to miss a few of the fine points.    But the cast of scholars collected by Regent…

Proposed Trinity Western law school will highlight mediation and reconciliaton

Deans of several law schools across Canada have maintained that Trinity Western University’s faith-based community covenant asking students to commit themselves to certain behavioural standards is discriminatory, particularly toward LGBT people. Janet Epp Buckingham, a lawyer and director of Trinity’s…

Community is key for ‘new monastics’

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove began his talk about community as he always does – with a couple of traditional black gospel songs. Possibly lacking confidence that his west coast audience (July 10 at Grandview Calvary Baptist Church) would catch on to the beat,…