Religion

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What is Coptic Christianity?

On Feb. 15, pro-ISIS militants published a video showing the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians. In denouncing this actio...

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CRC opposes Canadian Supreme Court ‘right to die’ decision

In a unanimous decision on Feb. 6, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruled that laws banning physician-assisted suicide ...

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Ash Wednesday chapel a reminder of Lent’s purpose

For many Christians, Lent is about giving up something delicious for 40 days as an exercise of willpower, and Ash Wednes...

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Chaplain reflects on interim trip to Kenya and Uganda

While thousands of on-campus students were reading Tolkien, developing Christian minds or bowling, one group of Calvin s...

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Pope Francis speaks out against ISIS

This past weekend, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) released a video showing the beheading of 21 Coptic Christ...

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Calvin seminary attracts people from around the world and close to home

In a recent Relevant Magazine article, pastor Kris Beckert authored a provocative article titled “When Risking it All ...

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Salaam conference seeks understanding of Islam for Christians

Although love is the traditional focus of Valentine’s Day, the Salaam Project conference will be moving a couple fruit...

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Calvin students attend ordination of first female bishop

The ordination of Libby Lane, the first female bishop in the Church of England, took place on Jan. 26, 2015, in the York...

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Six-week campus Bible study focuses on “Sabbath”

Calvin is taking on the issue of “Sabbath” in a campus-wide Bible study during the first six weeks of second semeste...

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Applications for next year’s Worship Apprentice team open now

Campus ministries is currently taking applications for next year’s worship apprentice (WA) team. The WAs are a group o...