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Sue Sorensen – Reflections on West of Eden

Sue Sorensen, Assistant Professor of English
Interview Date: January 17, 2010

In this interview, David Balzer, host of Sunday@CMU Radio, caught up with Sue Sorensen to discuss West of Eden, a critical compilation of Prairie literature edited by Sue and published by the CMU Press.

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Contact: ssorensen@cmu.ca

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Dietrich Bartel – Music as a Relational Encounter

Dietrich Bartel
Dean of Music (2011)
Interview Date: September 18, 2011

In this two-part interview, Dietrich Bartel speaks with David Balzer – host of Sunday@CMU Radio, about music in human relationships and encounters with the Divine, and the practice of music therapy.

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Anna Snyder – Women Working for Peace

Anna Snyder
Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies, Menno Simons College
Interview Date: January 22, 2012

In this interview, Anna shares with David Balzer – host of Sunday@CMU Radio, her experience of working with Cambodian Refugees on the Thailand/Cambodia Border.  Women are playing a vital role in the difficult work of  conflict resolution.  Anna’s research is the focus of a course in the Canadian School of Peacebuilding, summer 2012.

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Craig Martin – Business and Faith

Craig Martin
Assistant Professor of  Business and Organizational Administration
The Redekop School of Business

Interview Date: February 2010 and November 27, 2011

In this two-part interview, David Balzer – host of Sunday@CMU radio, speaks with Craig Martin about a new 5-year co-op program. They also discuss the creation of The Redekop School of Business and what it means for Christian faith to shape business.

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Candice Viddal – Science and the Mysteries of God

Candice Viddal
Instructor of Physics and Chemistry
Interview Date: November 6, 2011

In this interview, Candice speaks with David Balzer – host of Sunday@CMU Radio, about how she gravitated to science as a child and how science and creation have become for her an expression of God’s existence and mystery.

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Sheila Klassen-Wiebe – Passionate about the Bible

Sheila Klassen-Wiebe
Associate Professor of New Testament
Interview Date: September 4, 2011

In this interview, Sheila Klassen-Wiebe shares with David Balzer – host of Sunday@CMU Radio, how she came to dedicate her life and passion to studying the Bible.  She also casts a vision for how crucial understanding the Biblical story is for Christians who seek to understand themselves.

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Jarem Sawatsky – Dignity and Respect in Teaching

Jarem Sawatsky
Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies
Interview Date: February 19, 2011

In this interview, Jarem speaks with David Balzer – host of Sunday@CMU Radio, about what it means for him to mentor and inspire students.

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Gordon Matties – Holy Land Tour Reflections 2010

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“About meeting Jesus in the Holy Land”

This interview aired originally in February 2010 on the Sunday@CMU radio program, just prior to Gordon’s sixth tour to the Holy Land.  See the tour blog http://cmustudytour.blogspot.com. Gordon’s next Study Tour will take place in April-May 2012 (exact dates TBA).

Dr. Gordon Matties is Professor of Biblical Studies & Theology.

Gordon grew up in Abbotsford, B.C. He studied at Briercrest Bible Institute; the University of British Columbia; Regent College in Vancouver; and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where he earned his M.A. and Ph.D.

Gordon and his wife Lorraine have two children. The family attends River East Mennonite Brethren Church, where Gordon serves on the Faith and Fellowship Commission. He is also a member of the Editorial Council of the Believers Church Bible Commentary.

Contact: gmatties@cmu.ca

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Gordon Matties – Holy Land Study Tour and the Meaning of Stones

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“Ancient stones, living stones:  The Holy Land in perspective”

This interview aired originally in February 2010, just prior to Gordon’s sixth tour to the Holy Land.  See the tour blog http://cmustudytour.blogspot.com. Gordon’s next Study Tour will take place in April-May 2012 (exact dates TBA).

Dr. Gordon Matties is Professor of Biblical Studies & Theology.

Gordon grew up in Abbotsford, B.C. He studied at Briercrest Bible Institute; the University of British Columbia; Regent College in Vancouver; and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where he earned his M.A. and Ph.D.

Gordon and his wife Lorraine have two children. The family attends River East Mennonite Brethren Church, where Gordon serves on the Faith and Fellowship Commission. He is also a member of the Editorial Council of the Believers Church Bible Commentary.

Contact: gmatties@cmu.ca

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Irma Fast Dueck – A Passion for Teaching

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“An H1N1 teaching moment…”
Irma is Associate Professor of Practical Theology at CMU and was born and grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She has been a university chaplain and a pastor before beginning her teaching career at CMBC (a predecessor college of CMU) in 1991. She received her Doctorate of Theology from Victoria University at the University of Toronto, a Masters of Divinity from the University of Winnipeg, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo.

When not hanging around CMU or travelling, Irma hangs out with her two favourite guys, husband Ken and son Zachary—who, among other things, love canoeing and wilderness camping. In addition, she enjoys cycling, is an avid novel reader, quilts with her sisters and unabashedly loves all food and social functions (preferably together). She and her family are actively involved with the saints at Bethel Mennonite Church.

Contact:  ifdueck@cmu.ca