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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New Publication by Dr. Karin Maag: Does the Reformation Still Matter?
“Accessible and engaging, Karin Maag’s account of the Reformation and its significance conveys the insights of today's best historical and theological scholarship with erudition and wit." —Barbara Pitkin, Professor of Religious Studies, Stanford University
500 Years Later: Why The Reformation Still Matters
Complete with group singing, anecdotes about mixed religious weddings and thoughtful commentary on religious pluralism today, Calvin College History Faculty and Meeter Center Director Dr. Karin Maag's January Series Lecture was captivating. Listen to the recording online!
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
Calvin Symposium on Worship
8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thu, January 26, 2017
Meeter Center Spring Lecture with Dr. Nicholas Terpstra on Reformation-Era Refugees
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Thu, March 9, 2017
Calvin Theological Seminary Chapel
September Europe CALL Trip: In the Footsteps of the Reformation
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tue, September 12, 2017
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.