Promoting serious reflection on the interplay between Christianity and public life.
The Institute is dedicated to providing resources for scholarship, encouraging citizen involvement and education, structuring opportunities to disseminate scholarly work, seeking avenues to communicate and promote information about Christianity and public life to the broader public, and motivating and training future scholars and leaders.
2018 Paul B. Henry Lecture
Melissa Rogers (former Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships) will give the Paul B. Henry Lecture on February 21 at Calvin College.
Civitas Lab students work within research community
For the 2018-19 academic year, the Civitas Lab is bringing together 13 Calvin students as research assistants under the mentorship of Calvin College faculty.
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Faith and Democracy in America
The Faith and Democracy in America Conference will consider whether Christian faith and political liberalism are compatible.
Muslim Immigration, Christian Fear, and the Future of Democracy
Shadi Hamid, Matthew Kaemingk, and Stephanie Summers join Institute Director Kevin R. den Dulk to talk about Muslim immigration and the practices of Christian hospitality.
Pruis Rule of Law Lecture
The annual Rule of Law Lecture will feature Patrick Deneen, author of current bestselling book on democracy, law and Christian faith on Thursday, December 6, 2018.
There are no announcements at this time.
New online app empowers returning citizens transitioning out of prison
The Calvin Prison Initiative and the Henry Institute have created the Returning Citizens Resources online application to empower returning citizens in their transition out of prison and into society.
News & Stories, January 26, 2018
Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse will deliver the 2017 Paul B. Henry Lecture
Calvin's Paul B. Henry Institute director Kevin den Dulk reflects on the upcoming lecture and symposium.
News & Stories, April 25, 2017
Calvin remembers Stephen Monsma
Stephen Monsma was a man committed to helping Christians think and act more faithfully in their civic and political life.
News & Stories, February 23, 2017
Students at the epicenter of American politics
From meeting with think tanks to members of Congress to attending the presidential inauguration, Calvin College students are gaining a new perspective on American politics this January.
News & Stories, January 20, 2017