Calvin College Chimes

Interfaith lab promotes dialogue between traditions

Courtney Zonnefeld, Religion Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Religion

Students from several West Michigan colleges and universities, including Calvin, Hope and Grand Valley State University (GVSU), participated in the Made in Michigan Interfaith Lab last weekend. Organized and hosted by GVSU’...

Conference covers community issues

Courtney Zonnefeld, Religion Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under Religion

Calvin students and staff members joined with national leaders at the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) conference, held this weekend in Detroit. Over three thousand attendees gathered to hear speakers, practitioners...

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...