The Henry Institute is center for widely ranging scholarly projects, ongoing events and opportunities, and published work intended to advance the integration of faith and public life.  Some of our past work is included below.


Religious Persecution

Where are North American churches on the issue of religious persecution?

The Constitution Series

A series of debates considering viewpoints from the left and right on contemporary Constitutional issues.

China's Protestantism

Chinese Protestants live within a politically oppressive but economically liberal regime... how should churches adapt?

Faith & Citizen Mobilization in Africa

Is there a role for Christian organizations in fostering good citizenship in Africa?

School Choices

What effect do school choice policies have on private schools and on a robust education market in the U.S.?

2019-2020 Civitas Lab Projects and Research Fellows

Thirteen students worked on research projects with seven Calvin faculty members, studying various facets of the intersections of faith and public life.

2018-2019 Civitas Lab Projects and Research Fellows

Twenty students worked on research projects with eleven Calvin faculty members, studying various facets of the intersections of faith and public life.

2017-2018 Civitas Lab Projects and Research Fellows

Fourteen students worked on research projects with seven Calvin faculty members, studying various facets of the intersections of faith and public life.

Student Research Fellows -- 2016 and before

The Henry Institute's history of encouraging students to become actively involved in academic research started numerous years ago. Check out the various students and projects.

Henry Institute Newsletters

Read the newsletters from the Henry Institute back to our first edition in 1998.

John Lewis Remembered

Listen to John Lewis's April 2000 Henry Lecture.