Stanley L. Olsen
Stanley L. Olsen

Augustana College
Sioux Falls, SD

Stanley L. Olsen
Chair of Moral Values

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2004-2005 activities

Year 2 of a New Opportunity for Senior Citizens,
co-sponsored by Ann Pederson, Stanley L. Olsen Chair of Moral Values
and Kate Holmquest, Director of Church Relations

Augustana Academy for Seniors

Augustana Academy for Seniors

Third Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Eucharist, Lecture, Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. for discussion of relevant readings (optional)

On the third Wednesday of each month, join the campus community in Chapel
for worship with Holy Communion at 10:00 a.m., followed by a lecture and lunch
in the Commons 3-in-1 Room until approximately 1:00 p.m.
You'll have the option to continue from 1:00 -2:00 p.m.
for discussion of related readings chosen by the presenter.
Readings will be available online or at the Augustana College Bookstore.

Cost: $28 for Fall semester (covers three lunches and programs),
$35 for January plus Spring semester (covers four lunches and programs).
Registration: Contact Kate Holmquest
Augustana Academy for Seniors, C/O Chapel of Reconciliation
Augustana College, 2001 S. Summit Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Program for Fall 2004: Judaism, Islam, And Christianity

Date (Wed) Presenter Title Reading 
15 Sept 2004 Joe Dondelinger
Prof, Government & Intl Affairs
Jihad: The Concept of Holy War in Islam


James Turner Johnson, The Holy War Idea in Western and Islamic Traditions, Penn State University Press, 1997. 
20 Oct 2004 Murray Haar
Prof., Religion
Judaism and the State of Israel:
Where to from here?
17 Nov 2004 Richard Bowman, Prof, Religion
Richard Swanson, Prof, Religion
Christianity and Judaism   

January Interim 2005: A Change of Pace

Date (Wed) Presenter Title Reading 
19 Jan 2005 Harry Krueger, Prof Emeritus, Music Music snd Spirituality  

Program for Spring 2005: Science and the Imagination

Date (Wed) Presenter Title Reading
16 Feb 2005 Maureen Diggins, Prof, Biology Regulating Rotund Rodents  
16 Mar 2005 Gary Earl, Assoc Prof, Chemistry You Can't Be Too Careful in your Observations,    or   
A Chemist's License for Imagination 
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention 
20 April 2005 Karel Vander Lugt, Prof, Physics Beyond Imagination: Our Cosmos   

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