Calvin University Chimes

Zuism, a new religion, steadily gains more followers in Iceland

Trent Groenhout

February 6, 2016

The new religious organization of Zuism has been gaining attention recently in Iceland. However, Zuism is not like many other religious groups. In just a little over two weeks, the movement has gained over 3,000 followers, ma...

New poll from the Pew Research Center shows a decrease in religiosity

Eckhart Chan

November 13, 2015

A recently released poll by the Pew Research Center has indicated that trends of religiosity are on the decline in the United States. As highlighted by Tom Gjetlen from NPR, Americans who were asked if they were “absolutely cert...

Dr. John Inazu Delivers Lectures On Religious Liberty for Pruis Rule of Law

Nathaniel Ross

November 20, 2014

Dr. John Inazu delivered the fifth annual Pruis Rule of Law Lecture last Friday in the Meeter Center Lecture Hall .  His lecture was titled “The Church’s Freedom and the Church’s Witness.” This lecture was among other...

Pope’s declaration on evolution actually not a doctrinal shift

Bethany Cok

November 6, 2014

There has long been a debate among Christians surrounding the idea of evolution, the Big Bang and the origins of life in the universe. This past Monday, Pope Francis weighed in on the controversy, saying “evolution in nature...

Festival of Faith and Writing returns to Calvin

Claire Lambert

April 10, 2014

What’s so great about three days straight of people sitting around and talking about books? So many things, dear reader, so many things. The Festival of Faith and Writing is Calvin’s biennial conference about — you gues...