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Calvin professors describe ISIS and implications

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, has recently received attention following a series of violent acts, includ...

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Ali Abunima speaks at Calvin College

Ali Abunima, a renowned activist and author, spoke in the chapel undercroft about Gaza’s plea for help on Monday, Sept...

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5th annual Bible study to focus on James

Campus Ministries is kicking off the 5th annual campus-wide Bible study. This year, the campus will study the book of Ja...

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Synod 2014 affirms academic freedom at Calvin

This summer Synod 2014 accepted a document called “Confessional Commitment and Academic Freedom at Calvin College,” ...

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12 seniors will be serving churches throughout North America this summer as part of the Jubilee Fellows program

Within a few weeks, 12 rising seniors will be spreading out through North America, developing leadership skills and prov...

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Six graduating students start intentional living community in Sacramento

“All we’re doing is living out of grace,” said senior Nicole Schmitt, one of six graduating students starting an i...

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Associate chaplain will spend one year on administrative sabbatical in Lithuania

During the 2014-2015 academic year, Rev. Aaron Winkle, associate chaplain for upperclass students, will take an administ...

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Festival of Faith and Writing returns to Calvin

What’s so great about three days straight of people sitting around and talking about books? So many things, dear reade...

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Modern Judaism in Grand Rapids

We encounter Jewish people all the time — in our religion and history classes, when reading the Bible at church, watch...

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Service-learning trip goes local with *culture is not optional

Habits such as eating vegan, buying dye-free dish soap, wearing thick-patterned sweaters and drinking tea out of mason j...