ISSRC Symbol

International Society for the Study of Reformed Communities

International Society for the Study of Reformed Communities

Home

About the Symbol

1994 Conference

1997 Conference

....Publications

2000 Conference

2003 Conference

....Participants

2006 Conference

2009 Conference

The Henry Institute

1997 ISSRC Conference

"Signs of Vitality in Reformed Communities Amid the Fragmenting Forces of Modernity"
Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
May 26-30, 1997

Paper presentations and authors:

Gerard Dekker Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

"Vital Signs in the Reformed Community: An Introduction"
Hijme Stoffels and Gerard Dekker Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

"Why Young People Are Joining a Reformed Community"
Corwin Smidt and James Penning Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

"Religious Vitality in a Changing Culture: Attitudes of Calvin College Students"
Rodger Rice and Gordon Van Horn Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

"Reformed Communities as Functional Communities: Social Capital, Christian Schools, and Reformed Community Vitality"
HJ Hendriks University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa

"Signs of Stress and Vitality as the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa Experiences a Paradigm Switch"
William Storrar University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK

"Civic Calvinism: Sources of Scottish Reformed Vitality"
William Weston Centre College, Danville, KY, USA

"The Fidelity and Chastity Amendment': A Competition to Renew the Presbyterian Church"
Thomas Hastings and Mark Mullins Tokyo Union Theological Seminary, Tokyo, Japan
Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

"Denominational Renewal or Fragmentation? An Exploratory Study of Reformed/Evangelical Movements within the United Church of Christ in Japan"
Lynn Japinga Hope College, Holland, MI, USA

"Reformed and Feminist: Feminist Theology as a Source of Revitalization"
Hendrik Pieterse University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

"From Influential Force to Marginal Minority: The Dramatic Change in the Position of the White Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa"
H. Russel Botman University of the Western Cape, Capetown, South Africa

"'Value System Conflict and Unity' in the Unity Talks of the Dutch Reformed Church and the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa"
Jan Jonkers Theologische Universiteit Kampen, Kampen, The Netherlands

"Relationship to the Church: A Model"
Nanne Haspels Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

"The Unpleasant Past: Assumed Engagement in a New Age"
Janel Curry-Roper Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

"Worldview and Agriculture: A Study of Two Reformed Communities in Iowa"
John Paterson University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

"Resisting Secularization and Contending with Modernity in Agriculture: The Christian Farmers Federation of Canada"
Rodger Rice and Ann Annis Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

"Congregational Giving in the Christian Reformed Church: Strictness, Strength, and Other Signs of Religious Vitality"
Roger Nemeth and Donald Luidens Hope College, Holland, MI, USA

"Paying Peter and/or Paul: Church Finances and Congregational Vitality"

 

Contact Webmaster
Last Updated: November 21, 2008