Academic Symposium in Honor of the Inauguration of
Michael Le Roy, PhD — October 18-19, 2012
An Academic Symposium in honor of the inauguration of Michael Le Roy, PhD was held on Thursday, October 18, and Friday, October 19, 2012, with Dr. Julia Stronks (Whitworth University) speaking on “Education for Shalom: A Theology of Citizenship for a Complex World” and Dr. Mark Noll (University of Notre Dame) speaking on “The Bible in Calvin College’s Reformed Past and Worldwide Future.” Downloads of the speeches and alumni responses are available as well as access to the videos here.
Reformed Mission in an Age of World Christianity
Faith in Jesus Christ is celebrated today in more languages and lands than any other living faith. This book attends to the future of world Christianity within the framework of Reformed theological thinking about the intersection of living, learning, and acting, providing fresh ideas for the 21st century. Individual chapters may be downloaded without cost here.
Eating as an Act of Justice
In 2011-2012, a group of faculty members met monthly to discuss "Eating as an Act of Justice." A summary of their conversations and a topical bibliography of books, essays, and video resources may be downloaded here.
Political Discourse from the Perspective of Faith
The Calvin Alumni Association and the Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship in 2011-2012 funded a group of Calvin faculty and alumni to discuss political discourse from the perspective of faith. Learn more.
Masculinity in American Christianity: Recent Developments and Conflicting Directions
A 2010-2011 Working Group examined a representative sample of the existing literature on masculinity and sought to connect this aspect of gender with Christian thought, living, and engagement with society and culture. An annotated bibliography is available to guide your own reading. Download here.
AIDS, Religion, and Social Activism in Africa
In 2010-2011, Amy Patterson (Political Science and now a faculty member at University of the South) received a CCCS Major Grant to organize a conference on AIDS and activism in Uganda. 9 papers from the conference will be published in the Canadian Journal of African Studies. Information on the International Research Network on AIDS and Religion in Africa may be accessed here.