Calvin College Chimes

Catholics and Protestants reach across Reformation divide

Naomi Vroegop, Guest Writer

October 13, 2017

Filed under Religion, Showcase

Members of both Catholic and Protestant denominations joined forces to host the presentation “What Can Catholics and Protestants Learn From One Another Today?” last Thursday evening October 5 in Calvin’s chapel. The...

Hazing at Wheaton raises questions for Christian colleges

Courtney Zonnefeld, Religion Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Religion, Showcase

Five senior Wheaton College football players were issued arrest warrants for felony counts of aggravated battery, unlawful restraint and mob action last week — reigniting the conversation about sexual assault and hazing at Christian instituti...

Study examines Old Testament characters

Ben DeMaso, Guest Writer

September 22, 2017

Filed under Religion

  This fall, all Calvin students  have the opportunity to be a part of the Old Testament Characters Bible study. Taking place over the course of 10 weeks, the study will let students dive into what members of our religi...

Nashville Statement sparks controversy among Christians

Courtney Zonnefeld and Juliana Knot

September 22, 2017

Filed under Religion

The Nashville Statement sparked controversy across the Christian spectrum last month with its collection of 14 affirmations and denials regarding human sexuality. The articles, finalized in the Tennessee capital, stress that a...

CRC addresses hurricane disasters

Courtney Zonnefeld, Religion Editor

September 15, 2017

Filed under Religion

In less than three weeks’ timespan, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused extraordinary damage across the United States, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean. The Calvin College community, including the Christian Reforme...