Calvin College Chimes

Wheaton College professor speaks on Adam and Eve identity

Joshua Polanski

February 10, 2017

Filed under Religion

John H. Walton, author and professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, spoke on interpretations of Genesis at last Monday’s Christian Perspective in Science seminar. The lecture, hosted by the Science and Religion for...

Over 1,000 attend Gay Christian Network conference

Gwyneth Findlay

February 10, 2017

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United by a faith life on the margins, more than 1,400 people gathered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for the annual Gay Christian Network conference Jan. 5–8. A group of Grand Rapids community members, including a number of...

Q&A with N.T. Wright

Q&A with N.T. Wright

February 3, 2017

Sikhism in America

Matt Leistra

February 3, 2017

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South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, President-elect Trump’s nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, will be the highest-ranking woman of Sikh heritage in American government history, if confirmed. Sikhism was born in India...

Christians being persecuted

Kathryn Mae Post

February 3, 2017

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Despite notable instances of religious intolerance, religious persecution rarely takes place in the United States. Because of this, it can be easy to forget that a significant number of the world’s population experiences religious...

Debating religion in public schools

Kathryn Mae Post

January 13, 2017

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Although officially associated with the Christian Reformed Church, Calvin College strives to develop awareness and understanding of religious diversity in many ways, but especially in religion courses about religious pluralism...

Trump inauguration packed with religious leaders

Matt Leistra

January 13, 2017

Filed under Religion

Donald Trump has tapped six faith leaders to give readings or invocations at his inauguration on Jan. 20, a departure from the traditional one or two leaders, which has been standard in every inauguration since 1989. The p...