Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content
Seminars and Workshops 2007


Academics and Professions


Liturgical Identities: Global, National, Ecclesial
Michael L. Budde, DePaul University and
D. Stephen Long, Marquette University
June 25-July 20, 2007
Sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Funds provided by the Lilly Endowment, Inc.


Shaping Communities:
The Role of Theatre in the Christian Academy

Debra L. Freeberg, Calvin College
John Steven Paul, Valparaiso University, and
Michael Stauffer, Wheaton College
July 9-14, 2007
Funds provided by the Valparaiso Project for the Education and
Formation of People in Faith
Please note that the application deadline for this event has been extended to February 15, 2007.


Biblical Studies Across the Curriculum:
Discerning Scripture for the Disciplines

James K. A. Smith, Calvin College and
J. Richard Middleton, Roberts Wesleyan College
July 9-27, 2007
Funds provided by the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts at Valparaiso University


Business as Ministry:
Exploring the Issues, Patterns, and Challenges

Steven L. Rundle, Biola University and
C. Neal Johnson, Belhaven College
July 16-27, 2007
Funds provided by the Living Stones Foundation and others


Communitas: A Visiting Scholars Program

June 25-July 27, 2007
Funds for Communitas fellowships provided by the
Provost's Office of Calvin College


Worship and Ministry


Teaching Hymnology
Bert Polman, Calvin College
June 25-29, 2007
Co-sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Funds provided by the Lilly Endowment, Inc.


Imaginative Reading for Creative Preaching
Cornelius Plantinga, Jr., Calvin Theological Seminary
July 9-20, 2007
Funds provided by the Center for Excellence in Preaching
at Calvin Theological Seminary
 


Transforming Voices:
Worship and Preaching Among Afro-Christian Women

Michelle R. Loyd-Paige, Calvin College,
Charsie Randolph Sawyer, Calvin College, and
Barbara Omolade, Calvin College
July 23-27, 2007
Sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Funds provided by the Lilly Endowment, Inc.

The application deadline for all SCS events is January 26, 2007.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Additional summer seminars and workshops at Calvin College:

Consultation of Afro-Christian Scholars in Higher Education
Michelle R. Loyd-Paige, Calvin College and
Willie Jennings, Duke Divinity School
July 20-23, 2007

Primal Religions as the Substructure of Christianity
Andrew F. Walls, University of Edinburgh;
Kwame and Gillian M. Bediako, Akrofi-Christaller Institute
July 9-27, 2007
Funds provided by the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity at Calvin College
(This event is by invitation only.)

Teaching the Reformation in a Pluralist Age
June 25-July 13, 2007
Funds provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities
contact: Karin Maag

The Soul Tells a Story: Writing from Your Creative/Spiritual Heart
Vinita Hampton Wright
July 12-13, 2007
Sponsored by the Gainey Institute for Faith and Communication

Teaching Mass Media and Popular Culture
in Christian Colleges and Universities

Quentin Schultze (and many others)
July 12-14, 2007
Sponsored by the Gainey Institute for Faith and Communication

Writing Your Story
Lauren Winner
July 14, 2007
Sponsored by the Gainey Institute for Faith and Communication

Workshop on Survey Research and American Religion
Corwin Smidt, Calvin College
July 22-28, 2007
Sponsored by the Paul B. Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Seminars in Christian Scholarship
Calvin College
1855 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids MI 49546-4402
616.526.8558
616.526.6682 fax
seminars@calvin.edu