Religion

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Q&A with Nate Bradford, co-associate chaplain for residence life

Nate and Aminah Bradford have been co-associate chaplains for residence life at Calvin for the last seven years. They wi...

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Cuban communist leader thanks pope for his role in Cuba-US negotiations

Last Sunday, May 10, current Cuban President Raul Castro participated in a private audience with Pope Francis in Vatican...

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Synod 2015 to include overture against East Grand Rapids churches

This year’s Synod of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) will be held from June 12 to 18 at Dordt C...

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World language chapels provide wider worship opportunities

One of the pillars at Calvin College is the act of engaging God’s world. Though this can be seen in myriad ways, langu...

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Imam of Grand Rapids’ oldest mosque seeks interfaith understanding

As you enter the Islamic Center of West Michigan, a paper sign instructs you to remove your shoes and silence your cell ...

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Q&A: Music professor and conductor John Varineau

John Varineau is a clarinetist, a professor of music at Calvin College and the conductor of the Calvin College Orchestra...

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Barnabi reflect on the year’s challenges and rewards

It’s not a stretch to say that nearly every student on Calvin’s campus knows at least one person who has served as a...

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Passover celebrations recall Israel’s salvation

Last week, as Christians around the world celebrated Holy Week, those from Jewish traditions were celebrating Passover. ...

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Sociology professor to study science/religion divide at Oxford

In a month-long program at Oxford University this summer, 25 faculty members from the Council for Christian Colleges and...

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Behind the controversy: a look at Indiana’s RFRA

In the past two weeks, America’s core principles have been called into question with the passing of a new Religious Fr...