Religion

Photo by Rev. Jul Medenblik. Not pictured:  Steven Zantingh.
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...

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Service-learning trip to Louisiana experiences servanthood

This past week, I had the wonderful opportunity to participate in a service-learning trip to Chauvin, La. While there, I...

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Calvin’s Perkins Fellows meet John Perkins over spring break

While most Service-Learning spring break trips send off a group of students that can fit in a 15 passenger van, this pas...

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North Korea orders deaths of 33 for contact with missionary

Thirty-three North Koreans have been sentenced to death for their alleged connection with a South Korean missionary, acc...

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Church in Nepal is growing rapidly

Reverend Manoj Shrestha, currently a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton Theological Seminary, was invited by the Nagel Institu...

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Trial and Tributes: Professor Karen Saupe

“We borrowed my family’s van. We were going to come back Saturday to have dinner, but we were running late,” Engli...