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Category Archives: Et Cetera 2011 Issue 09

15 March 2011 Winter Issue 09

Mar 15 Winter Issue 09

Folklore & Community at a Place Like Regent

Steve Shaw There’s a fine line between nostalgia and remembering. As I get on in my time at Regent I look back from time to time at the people I’ve walked with along the way, reminiscing about the fun times we had together. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve had a few conversations with [...]

Worth the Wait

Connie Siedler Waiting is hard work. And the practice of waiting well seems like an art that has to be acquired. At least I have yet to meet a person who naturally waits well. Either people have learned how to wait over time, sometimes the hard way, or they still struggle with it.


Hannah Coyne Leaving Regent next month makes me think about shampoo. Namely, will I finish the four bottles of Herbal Essences straightening shampoo that I bought on sale in a (regrettable) spirit of hoarding in December? This is a critical issue. My next thought is, if I don’t finish them, and since I can’t take [...]

On Orange Fleece and Greenpeace: A Review of the Museum of Vancouver

Rod Schellenberg In the case of Vancouver, stunning geography dominates any sense of history. Yet, you can’t know someone simply by staring; you need to talk with them, to learn where they’re from. Being from British Columbia, I thought I knew Vancouver. A recent trip to the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) exposed my presumption.

Divine Incomprehensibility and the Birth of Modern Science

Alex Abecina In my article ‘Gregory of Nyssa: Scientific Theologian’ (Issue 5) I suggested that “a belief in the incomprehensibility of God actually helps to free up science to be science so that science may attend to the world as the world.” Benj Petroelje, never one to let a brother get away with such hand-waving [...]

An Inventory of No Small Wonders and Peculiar Graces

Lance Odegard I don’t deserve friends in my living room late at night laughing, or lake swimming in August, or the smell of onions frying in a pan.

Kim’s Blog Picks

With the end of term fast approaching – carrying with it the flurry of research papers, exams, reading logs and perhaps too much procrastination – Et Cetera asked Kim Boldt, Assistant Manager of the Regent Bookstore, to select some of his favorite blogs dealing with the intersection of Christian thought and culture. The follwing are [...]