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Blake Awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

October 15th, 2012 by Benefic

For his dedicated service to his peers, to his community and to Canada, our own Blake Bromley has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. The medal commemorates the 50th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s ascension to the throne and honours “significant contributions and achievements by Canadians”.

To read more about the medal, click here.

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Blake in “Trusts and Trustees”

September 26th, 2012 by Benefic

Blake’s paper, “Understanding the Waqf in the World of the Trust“, was recently published in The Oxford University Press journal Trusts and Trustees. Written in collaboration with with Paul Stibbard and David Russell, the paper considers the theological inception of the Islamic waqf as well as its historic evolution in the Ottoman Empire, Egypt, India and under Anglo-Mohammedan Law.

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Blake in Faith Today: Finding a New Way to Fund Missions Work

June 27th, 2012 by Benefic

“An ever-aging population means the generations which have supported missionaries have died or are growing older and leaving legacies in their wills.  The current generation “doesn’t have a passion for missions.  Or, if they do, it’s in a very different context or paradigm.”

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