THEOLOGY ON TAP: Religion and Public Policy

Event Date: 
Monday, January 30, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Special guest: The Very Rev. Lois M. Wilson, CC, retired Senator and first female moderator of the United Church of Canada.

What role should religion play in formulating public policy in a secular state?

The Very Rev. the Hon. Lois M Wilson CC is an ordained minister of the United Church of Canada (1965) and its first female Moderator (1980-82). She was elected President of both the Canadian (1976-79) and World Council of Churches (1983-1991). She has had extensive experience with the voluntary sector and the ecumenical community on social and theological issues, on human rights, inter-faith and women's issues at all levels of church and government. Widely travelled internationally, she was Canada's Special Envoy to the Sudan (1998-2002); leader of a government/ecumenical delegation to explore religious freedom in China (1999); and leader of a Canadian government delegation to North Korea prior to establishing diplomatic relations (2000).

Theology on Tap photosJoin us for an evening of thought-provoking conversation on theological topics! Munchies provided, cash bar available - come and bring a friend!
For more information: visit our Toronto Theology on Tap web page, or contact Vanessa Nicholas-Schmidt by e-mail, or phone 416-467-2645.


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