Religion

Calvin students participate in climate advocacy march on Saturday,  April 29.  Photo courtesy Miriam Kornelis.
Students join evangelical climate advocacy in D.C.

Six Calvin students participated in the Acting in Faith: Evangelical Climate Advocacy Days event that took place in Wa...

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Alvin Plantinga Q&A

Philosopher and professor emeritus Alvin Plantinga is this year’s Templeton Prize laureate. Chimes sat down with Plant...

Professor Noe draws on scripture and John Calvin’s writing as he leads a study on suffering.  Photo courtesy David Noe.
Calvin prof starts multi- generational Bible study

Professor David Noe of the classics department began a Bible study in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC) tradition o...

Fifth Reformed Church sits close to Calvin on Griggs Street. Photo courtesy Fifth Reformed Church.
Looking at local churches: Fifth Reformed Church

Less than a mile from Calvin’s campus, Fifth Reformed Church sits tucked back in a well-developed neighborhood on Grig...

Graphs from the Pew Research Center depict polarization. 
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38 Calvin faculty sign post-election commitment and confession

Thirty-eight Calvin faculty and staff members joined hundreds of Christian faculty from across the United States in sign...

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Students experience Orthodox Easter

Pascha, another word for Easter, is the service celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church. For an Early Christian and By...

A church member is baptized at Celebration Fellowship. Photo courtesy Celebration Fellowship.
Celebration Fellowship: a church behind bars

Celebration Fellowship is a fully recognized congregation under the Christian Reformed Church. Yet unlike most CRC churc...

Map of churches in Classis Grand Rapids East . Photo courtesy Classis Grand Rapids East.
LGBT+ Issues create tension in CRC

A report from the Christian Reformed Church’s winter classis meetings, in which regionally grouped churches discuss mi...

Frank Stella introduces the basics of Hinduism. Photo by Kathryn Mae Post.
Students explore Hinduism on temple tour

Students from Hope, Calvin, GVSU and GRCC joined together with members of a local Methodist Church and social workers fr...

The congregation gathers in the church sanctuary. Photo courtesy Christ Church.
Looking at local churches: Christ Church

Christ Church is an inclusive, intergenerational body of believers belonging to the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)...