Charting the Course of the Reformation
The Meeter Center houses one of the world’s largest collections of materials on John Calvin, Calvinism, the Reformation and early modern studies. The Center, jointly supported by Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary, invites you to explore the world of John Calvin and the Reformation. The Center's extensive resources and friendly personnel facilitate research on Calvin's thought and impact in his own time and today.
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High School Lesson Plans
Utilize our collection of curriculum materials for teaching highschool students about Calvinism and the Reformation.
John Calvin's Works in English
Browse our digital collection of Calvin's translated works.
Fellowships & Scholarships
The Meeter Center offers scholarships for high school students, graduate students, and pastors.
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John Calvin’s birthday commemorated with cake, speech, bagpipes?
On July 10th, the H. Henry Meeter Center hosted a lively celebration of John Calvin's 509th birthday on the Chapel patio.
News & Stories, July 11, 2018
Calvin College observes 500th anniversary of the Reformation
A series of events have been planned to commemorate the milestone year.
News & Stories, March 8, 2017
Professor dives deep into history of rare manuscript
Meeter Center houses medieval document that is worth $70,000.
News & Stories, October 12, 2015
John Calvin at 502
Read English professor James Vanden Bosch's speech—and a short Vanden Bosch Q&A—for John Calvin's 502nd birthday.
News & Stories, July 11, 2011
Meeter Center hosts institute for high school teachers
In 16th-century France, Protestants and Catholics living in the same village wrestled with questions like the following: what if your Protestant grandson wants to marry a Catholic girl? High school teachers will have the opportunity to wrestle with these and other related questions via “Making Sense of the Reformation.”
News & Stories, September 1, 2008