February 26, 2013

Brian Kowalchuk l Roderick & Sharon Stewart l Holly Ann Friesen l Peru & Galapagos l Robert O’Kell

March 3, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Sharing God

Using profound ideas from physics, psychology and philosophy, explore the possibility of a faith that is true to both God and Science. Confront the idea of sharing God and the core scheme of Domination and Surrender. 

Brian Kowalchuk takes to his subject matter both as a scientist and as a professional helper (BSc in chemistry and biology and PhD in psychology). A practicing clinical psychologist for 25 years, Brian has also explored Yoga, Buddhism, energy work, hypnotherapy and various western religions.

March 4, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Phoenix: The Life of Norman Bethune

A surgeon, an artist, and a writer, Bethune was an extraordinary Canadian. His life was characterized by cycles of achievement and self-destruction.  His adventurous spirit led him from the operating rooms of Montreal to the battlegrounds of Spain and China. 
This book examines the reasoning that led Bethune to embrace Marxism and shows the depth of his faith in the triumph of communism, a commitment that led to his death from an infection caught while performing surgery in remote northern China. 

Roderick Stewart, author of Bethune and The Mind of Norman Bethune, is a retired teacher of history. 
Sharon Stewart has over twenty-five years experience as a writer and as an editor.

March 4, 7:30 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Small Works Gallery Opening
…see the forest for the trees

Holly Ann Friesen works in abstraction creating images that are recognizable but unique. She captures the strength of trees and sky with colour and shape. The audience is asked to “see the forest through the trees” – look beyond the details to see the bigger picture. Friesen's work has found homes in private and public collections as far as Asia.

Marlin Travel and G Adventures
March 5, 7:00 pm in the Community Classroom
Peru & Galapagos Travel Tal.

G Adventures offers small group travels to worldwide destinations off the beaten path. 
Please RSVP to Marlin Travel, (204) 661-8148 or email by March 1.

March 5, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Disraeli: The Romance of Politics

The recurring fantasy structures of Disraeli’s novels bear a striking similarity to the imaginative shaping of his political career.  O’Kell's investigation shines new light on Disraeli’s novels, his two governments, his imperialism, and his handling of the Irish Church Disestablishment Crisis of 1868 and the Eastern Question in the 1870s. 
Robert O’Kell is Professor of English, and Dean Emeritus of the Faculty of Arts, at the University of Manitoba.

Phone 204-475-0483
(Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

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