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Tales and legends of St. Patrick, Apostle of Ireland

St. Patrick is probably the most prominent Catholic saint in contemporary American culture who isn’t found taking gift...

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Faith and writing: a conversation with Gary Schmidt

Today’s Christian writers often wrestle with how to incorporate faith in their writing: Calvin College English profess...

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Taize chapels offer rest and reflection

“Please Enter Quietly” signs will grace the lobby of Calvin’s chapel on Thursdays in March as chapel services feat...

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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...