Religion

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Eastern Orthodox students find academic freedom at Calvin

Converts to Eastern Orthodoxy at Calvin say their transition to Orthodoxy has been well received by Calvin’s academic ...

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Calvin students worship with prisoners

On the third Sunday of every month, approximately five Calvin students go to the Kent County jail.  They do not go unde...

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Catholics at Calvin have not noticed growth in numbers

Calvin’s percentage of Catholics is growing, with over 130 Catholic students on campus, but many Catholic students fee...

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Protestant Reformed students face theological differences

Distinct differences in the Protestant Reformed Church (PRC) and the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) make attending Calv...

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Pentecostal students hope awareness replaces misconceptions

Although Pentecostalism is one of the fastest-growing faith traditions at Calvin, now with over 100 Pentecostal students...

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CRC student numbers down; Pentecostal, Catholic and Protestant Reformed on the rise

Don’t know your five points of Calvinism? Do you question common grace? You may be in good company. Calvin research ha...

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Lee continues discussion on issues of sexuality and the church

Speaker and activist Justin Lee balanced wit and sensitivity in his talk “The Ex-Gay Movement” on Tuesday afternoon ...

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Shawnee Park CRC integrates Calvin students into leadership

Four years ago, Shawnee Park Christian Reformed Church did not have a single college student involved in its ministries....

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Sharon Bytwerk to step down from service as spiritual director

Sharon Bytwerk will be stepping down from her position as Calvin College’s spiritual director after serving for seven ...

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Center for Inquiry aims to educate and support

“Millions of Americans are living happily without religion.” The U.S. 131 billboard in downtown Grand Rapids bearing...