Profile of Hans Rollmann

Dr. Hans Rollmann is a religious studies professor at Memorial University. His column appears monthly in The Weekend Telegram . His Web site address is http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~hrollman

All articles of Hans Rollmann

  • The passing of two friends

    Early in the year, on Jan. 6, Presbyterians in St. John’s offered a Service of Thanksgiving for the Reverend Dr. Sheldon MacKenzie, who for many ...

  • Labrador Inuit worship in Berlin

    All of these Labrador Inuit, hired by a Hamburg promoter, Carl Hagenbeck, over the protests of Moravian missionaries in Labrador, were exhibited ...

  • ‘Yet I am thy brother’

    If any reminder is needed, two poems illustrate the dependence many Newfoundlanders felt in the 1840s on sea and land, and how a failure of the ...

  • In Memoriam: The Rev. Dr. Brigitte Schloss(1927-2013)

    Little more than two weeks ago, the Rev. Dr. Brigitte Schloss, an educator and Moravian minister, died in the Palliative Care Unit of the Miller ...

  • Bishop Spencer and the baby prince

    A few weeks ago, when one should have expected a public uprising against the global invasion of privacy revealed by Edward Snowden, the media and ...

  • Man of Steel vs. Sacrificial Lamb

    Last week I finally caught up with the “Man of Steel,” the latest representation of Superman. My son and I found this film, directed by Zack ...

  • Pope Francis on diversity

    Since his recent election as Pope Francis, the former Argentine cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been well received. His leadership and his ...

  • Faith in our times

    Many academics and organizations have lamented the Harper government’s elimination of mandatory long-form census forms. The most recent ...

  • President Paton as a churchman

    John Lewis Paton (1863-1946), the first president of Memorial University College in 1925, is well remembered today. Not only Paton College at MUN ...

  • ‘Don’t forget the poor’

    “Habemus Papam Franciscum,” announces the Vatican website. “We have a Pope, Francis.” The name instantly delighted, but also surprised, the ...