Past Luther Lecturers

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Past Luther Lecturers

2018 - Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb - "Faith in the Face of Empire: A Palestinian Christian Perspective."

2017 - Dr. Nicholas Terpstra - "Reframing the Reformation: Religious Refugees in the Early Modern World"

2015 - Dr. Pamela Dickey Young - "Sex, Religion and Canadian Youth: Identities Under Construction"

2014 - Dr. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda - "Climate Justice: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation"

2013 — Dr. Martin E. Marty - "The Artful Liberation of the University: Practical Education for the Common Good"

2012 — Bishop Michael Ingham - "Finding the Postmodern Balance: evangelical, catholic, liberal"

2011 — Senator Lillian Dyck -  "Following the footprints of my Cree mother: Dreaming of gender and racial equality"

2010 — Dr. Roland Miller - "Daring to be Global Citizens: De-radicalising Christian-Muslim Relations"

2009 — Larry Rasmussen - "Earth Healing for Justice-Minded Christians"

2008 — Don Franklin - "Bach to the Future: What we can learn from the past when performing Bach's music today"

2007 — Margaret Somerville - "Challenging 'The God Delusion': The Search for a Shared Ethics"

2006 — George Elliott Clarke - "The Problem of Pluralism: Anti-Social Attitudes in African-Canadian Literature"

2005 — Stanley Hauerwas 

2004 — Margaret Miles 

2003 — Margaret Wertheim 

2002 — Rudy Wiebe 

2001 — Carol Meyers

2000 — Ronald Cole-Turner - "Playing God Or Serving God? Cloning, Designer Children And Gene Therapy In Religious Perspective"

1999 — Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen - "Faith, Feminism And Family In An Age Of Globalization"

1998 — John Ralston Saul - "The Layering of Canada: Founding Myths in the Construction of a Complex Civilization" 

1997 — Jean Bethke Elshtain 

1996 — Nicholas Wolterstorff 

1995 — Rosemary Radford Ruether 

1994 — Langdon Gilkey

1993 — James Cone 

1992 — Ursula Franklin 

1991 — Reginald Bibby 

1990 — Lois Wilson 

1989 — John Polany 

1989 — Edna and Howard Hong 

1988 — Dr. Henry Taube 

1987 — Wilfred Cantwell Smith 

1986 — Hans Küng 

1985 — Paul Wee 

1984 — Helen Caldicott 

1983 — George Forell 

1982 — Northrop Frye 

1981 — William Foege 

1980 — Roland Bainton 

1979 — Krister Stendahl 

1978 — Dr. Martin E. Marty 

1977 — Jaroslav Pelikan