In this lecture Gordon Rixon, S.J. will examine the ever changing role of religion, and Christianity specifically, in the changing landscape of post-secular Canada.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Gordon Rixon, S.J. completed undergraduate studies in philosophy and mathematics at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, a Master of Divinity and Licentiate in Theology at Regis College, Toronto, and doctoral studies in theology at Boston College. In addition to serving on the Regis Faculty, Gordon is a Research Scholar at the Lonergan Research Institute and a past member of the Institute’s Board of Directors. He is a literary trustee for the estate of the Canadian Jesuit philosopher and theologian Bernard Lonergan. Gordon complements his academic work by preaching regularly in local parishes and offering educational seminars in the community
Gordon joined the Regis faculty in 1996 after working on the program staff at the Jesuit Center for Social Faith and Justice in Toronto. He has been a Senior Resident at Massey College at the University of Toronto and a Scholar in Residence at the Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research at St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota. He served on the Board of Directors of Covenant House, Toronto from 2001 to 2015 and represented the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on the Churches’ Council on Theological Education. He served as Dean of Regis College from 2005 to 2014.
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