Showing 1 - 20 of 26 for "philosophy"
Templeton grant for religious tolerance
A $189,000 grant from the Templeton foundation is funding an ambitious project on religious tolerance.
April 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Longest-working woman: Barbara Sluiter
In her 56 years as a cataloging librarian, Barbara Sluiter (who died in 2009) probably handled every book in the library.
March 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Fulbright to teach English in Turkey
Emily Pope is captivated by the history, archeology and culture of the Middle East.
May 22, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Student works on Historical Guide
A Calvin College student helped to create the 2008 edition of the Historic Michigan Travel Guide.
October 15, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
A Q&A on randomness and God's providence
A $1.7 million grant from the Templeton foundation will allow Jim Bradley to study how "God can have it both ways."
July 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Student lands prestigious theological fellowship
A fellowship from the Fund for Theological Education is helping Daniel Camacho to fulfill his call to the ministry.
May 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Halteman's journey extends to Oxford
As a fellow of the Oxford enterprise, Halteman hopes to continue raising awareness about farm animals, particularly those raised in factory farm settings.
August 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Plantinga wins prestigious Rescher Prize
Alvin Plantinga was named a 2012 winner of a prize that honors the systematic study of philosophy.
December 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Philosophy prof wins Christianity Today's Book of the Year Award
James K.A. Smith's book on philosopher Charles Taylor receives top honors in CT Magazine's Christianity and Culture category.
January 14, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Letters to a Young Calvinist
Philosopher James K.A. Smith has written a "less grumpy," more "winsome" portrait of Calvinism.
November 09, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Calvin student guides urban planning effort in Appleton
Second year student Noah Schumerth's committed to finding a solution to Appleton’s zoning code that would best meet the demands of its residents.
November 17, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
History students create mental health exhibit for public museum
Three Calvin students' class project has spurred an exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
October 31, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Animals and the Kingdom of God Lecture Series celebrates 10th anniversary
On April 4, Calvin College hosts a lecture series that amplifies Christian scholarly voices in a discussion often shaped by secular perspectives.
March 27, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin’s enrollment up; first-year class shows academic strength
Calvin College is seeing a boost in first-year enrollment, a strong academic profile and an increase in international students in its 2012 incoming class.
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
A Christian philosophy
“You really can’t sensibly claim theistic belief is irrational without showing it isn’t true."
January 01, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Fulbright student to map geography of refugees
Janaya Crevier will be heading to Austria in September 2016 to explore the journeys of a half dozen refugee families.
May 10, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin welcomes nationally-acclaimed eco chef
On Thursday, April 24, Bryant Terry will share thoughts and recipes from his newly released book "Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed."
April 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Prof receives $200K grant
Calvin professor of philosophy Kelly Clark recently received nearly $200,000 to fund a project on religious liberty and tolerance. The project, supported by the John Templeton Foundation, will fund the following: a book on religious liberty and tolerance—including translations of the book into Indonesian, Turkish, Hebrew and Arabic—a conference at Georgetown University during the tenth anniversary of 9/11, and planning for conventions on liberty and tolerance in Indonesia, Turkey and Israel. Clark will work on the project with staff from the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity.
April 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Alvin Plantinga receives Templeton Prize at Field Museum
On Sunday, September 24, Alvin Plantinga ’54, the 2017 Templeton Prize laureate was formally honored at a celebration held at the Field Museum in Chicago.
September 28, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Supporting the next wave of intellectual discovery at Calvin College
2017 Templeton Prize winner Alvin Plantinga is using nearly half of his winnings to support faculty research, student scholarship at his alma mater.
December 13, 2017 | Matt Kucinski