February 20, 2013

Donovan Gray l Bruno Dyck l Maureen Fergus l Jennifer Anne Cooper: the Malala Fund l Dr. David Johnson

February 26, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Dude, Where’s My Stethoscope? and Other Stories from the ER

A collection of true-life medical short stories, covering the author’s years in medical school and two decades of rural and urban-based ER experiences.  Donovan Gray graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1990. He continues to do regular locums in northern Ontario.

February 27, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Management and the Gospel: Luke’s Radical Message for the First and Twenty-First Centuries

Management is a dominant theme in the Gospel, and Luke contains a four-phase ‘how to’ to help readers implement change. A new way to understand the Gospel as well as the moral foundations of contemporary management.  Bruno Dyck has co-authored a management textbook and has published research in leading scholarly journals.

February 28, 7:00 pm in the Atrium

In The Gypsy King, Persephone has spent four years toiling and dreaming of a life where she is free. A chance encounter with a handsome chicken thief named Azriel changes her life forever. 

In The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten, a kindergartener invites her mom to class and discovers there are some things kids are better at than parents are. 

Maureen Fergus is the author of Exploits of a Reluctant (But Extremely Goodlooking) Hero, Recipe for Disaster and Ortega, the 2011 winner of the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award (Older Category). Her writing has appeared in magazines such as Today’s Parent, Chatelaine, and Reader’s Digest.

March 2, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Meditations for 2012: The year that we thought, that the Mayans thought, that the world would surely end

This book is a unique collection of thoughts and photographs designed to provoke, stimulate, and inspire. Starting as a way to honour the year 2012, the meditations were created monthly and have come together in this collection for the enjoyment of those who choose to lead an examined life.

Jennifer Anne Cooper, Q.C., LLB, is a Winnipeg lawyer who has been profiled for over 15 years in Canadian Who’s Who. She is a Past President of the Manitoba Bar Association and an elected Bencher of the Law Society of Manitoba.

Profits from the sale of this book will go to the Malala Fund, a charity that supports the education of girls everywhere in the world. It was established for Malala Yousafzi, the Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by the Taliban last October because she dared to speak out in favour of educating girls.

March 2, 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the Community Classroom
The Birth of the New Testament: Exploring a Conspiracy Theory
Admission is free.

Part of the Providence University College Public Lecture Series 2013.  Is the New Testament the result of random events in the life of the early church? Or were there political and/or religious forces that brought together the twenty-seven books now in the canon? The lecture will explore various theories, some of which have shown up in popular culture like the Da Vinci Code and Piers Morgan.

David Johnson, Ph.D. is a professor of New Testament, Provost, and Interim President. 

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