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  There is a free public lecture this Thursday, January 7th at 5:00pm that is sponsored by the diocese and Scott Dolff's research unit at UVic.  How to register is included on the poster or you can click on this link: or the Anglican Diocese of BC website at:

Humans have always longed to be at home in the world. Yet today, we seem further away than ever from realizing that dream, more alienated than ever from the “world of things” around us. Drawing on the resources of the Christian tradition, this lecture will sketch a vision of the world as a “home of homes” and attempt to reignite longing for it.

Miroslav Volf is Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale University and Founding Director of the Yale Center for Faith & Culture. He is a global leader in interfaith engagement and author of numerous books, including the award-winning Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation.