Ray Pennings

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Ray Pennings

Ray Pennings is a co-founder of Cardus and currently serves as its Executive Vice President, working out of the Calgary office. He has long experience in Canadian industrial relations, as well as public policy, political activism, and political affairs generally. He has headed several of Cardus' largest research projects over the years, including a monumental education survey which led to the Cardus Religious Schools Initiative in association with the University of Notre Dame. Ray is a respected voice in Canadian politics as well, having held senior positions on campaign teams at municipal, provincial, and federal levels. Ray did his under-graduate at McMaster University and holds a Masters of Arts in Religion from Puritan Theological Seminary.

Ray's grasp of applied public theology is evident through his writings (much of which can be found at cardus.ca) but also through his volunteer efforts. He has served on the boards of charities, universities, community groups and in his church community. His present commitments include serving on the boards of the Rosebud School of the Arts and the Civitas Society. Ray is married to Kathy and they have a university-aged son.

Expertise

  • Industrial relations and labour negotiations;
  • Reformed thought and theology;
  • twentieth century (neo)Calvinism

Education

  • B.A., History (McMaster University)
  • M.A., Religion (Puritan Theological Seminary)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founding President, Worldwide Christian Schools
  • Preaching Elder, Free Reformed Church
  • Chair of Board of Governors, Redeemer University College
  • Director of Founding Board of Paidea Center for Public Theology

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Sep 30, 2011
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Feb 11, 2011
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Dec 3, 2010
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Nov 19, 2010
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Oct 22, 2010
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Sep 17, 2010
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Aug 27, 2010
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Jun 25, 2010
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Oct 16, 2009
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Dec 1, 2008
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Oct 10, 2008
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Cardus Policy in Public

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Cardus Audio

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Research Projects

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Contact Ray

email:
  rpennings@cardus.ca
website:
  www.cardus.ca
work:
  (403) 532-1801

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Charitable Giving
Institutions (Roles and Boundaries)
Labour Relations
Religion in Public Life (Canada)
Social Architecture
Urban Planning (Faith Institutions)
Volunteering

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