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Calvin profs in Troy

Alumni and friends are invited to hear favorite Calvin professors speaking on Sunday nights, brought to you by North Hills Christian Reformed Church in Troy (3150 North Adams Road - map).

Also, if you are interested, a meal will be served at 4:45 p.m., with devotions at 5:30 p.m. Or just come a few minutes before the lectures begin at 6 p.m.

Questions? Contact Anita at the church: | 248-645-1990

Past lectures

February 23: Dr. Won Lee - Religion

Dr Won LeeHoly Terror: Can We Trust the God of Violence?

The Bible speaks candidly about violent activity of God, which portrays God as blotting out his creation from the earth, laying waste to entire cities, killing his own priests instantly.... How should we understand these troubled descriptions of God? Should we spiritualize, historically adjust, or view them as metaphors for the religious life? Could we as Christians be satisfied by invoking the nonviolent command of Jesus, as if the God of the New Testament is different or superior to the God of the Old? By paying attention to the canonical context of these passages, such divine violence can reveal God’s ways to accomplish redemptive purposes.

Read a Faculty Profile of Dr. Lee »

March 9: Dr. Paul Moes - Psychology

Dr Paul MoesBrains, Mind, and Soul: A Lively Excursion into the Realms of Thought, Being, and the Core of Life Itself

A challenging, enlightening and invigorating exploration of what our consciousness is and how it works, and of us as spirits without physical brains.

Watch a video of Dr. Moes doing electrophysiology experiments studying tissue slices from a mouse brain »


March 23: Dr. James Bratt - History

Dr James Bratt

Abraham Kuyper: Who Was He and Why is He Important Today

Dr. Bratt was the recipient of the Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching »

He also blogs bi-weekly at The Twelve: Reformed Done Daily.


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River City Improv
Saturday, September 28, 2013 ~ 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 ~ 1 p.m.

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan
2131 Beaufait St, Detroit, MI 48207 [map]

September 18, 2013 | Tigers/Mariners with President Le Roy

5:30 p.m. Pre-game pizza party - Upper Deck Lounge
7 p.m. Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers

April 20, 2013 | Michigan Science Center

November 10, 2012 | River City Improv

RCI performed at the Plymouth Community Arts Council See photos from our event.

September 29, 2012 | StreetFest International

Join us at the Citadel of Faith Covenant Church in Detroit. See this page for complete details.

January 14, 2012

The "Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus" exhibit will make a stop at the Detroit Institute of Arts, one of only two U.S. sites, and Calvin has spots reserved.

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