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Mary Vanden Berg: Covenant as the Foundation of a Renewed Community

Mary Vanden
Berg:

Covenant as
the Foundation
of a
Renewed
Community

Professor Mary Vanden Berg gives a theological overview of the Biblical concept of covenant as a central and critical theme in redemptive history. God’s covenantal nature challenges us in considering the integral importance of community in our lives. Mary L. Vanden Berg is a professor of Systematic Theology and Associate Academic Dean at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand R...

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BILL MILLIKEN: A LIFE IN COMMUNITY

BILL MILLIKEN:
A LIFE
IN
COMMUNITY

Community advocate and lifelong New Yorker Bill Milliken shares his story of faithful presence that led to becoming a foremost pioneer for educational advancement. Bill Milliken has been a tireless advocate for disenfranchised youth and one of the foremost pioneers in the movement to help troubled students stay in school, graduate, and succeed in life. In the 1960s he helped develo...

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PETER HESLAM: A COMMUNAL VISION OF SOCIETY

PETER HESLAM:
A COMMUNAL
VISION OF
SOCIETY

Professor Peter Heslam casts a Kuyperian vision of differentiated responsibilities that work together to form a flourishing and diverse city. Dr. Peter S. Heslam is based in Cambridge (UK), where he is Director of Transforming Business and a research associate at the Cambridge Institute on Religion and International Affairs. He particularly works closely with the business academics...

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God Save the Humanities

God Save
the
Humanities

By Emily Chau It’s funny. I distinctly remember watching the Tony Award-winning musical “Avenue Q” and hearing the main character Princeton sing, “What do you do with a B.A. in English?” I was attending a liberal arts college—majoring in English, of course—and bent on pursuing a career in journalism. Fast forward a few years, I was asking t...

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CFW Artist-in- Residence Proposal on Theme of Givenness

CFW
Artist-in-
Residence
Proposal
on
Theme of
Givenness

By Jane Stewart Adams In 1952, a paper appeared in the Bulletin of Mathematical Biology titled The Chemical Basis of Morphogenesis. The paper’s aim was to provide an analysis of how the genes of a zygote realize the anatomical structure of the organism. The paper was written by Alan Turing, and he was determined to explain the phenomenon of morphogenesis—the capacity of...

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Grace, Justice, & Mercy: An Evening with Bryan Stevenson & Rev. Tim Keller

Grace,
Justice, &
Mercy:
An
Evening with
Bryan Stevenson
& Rev. Tim
Keller

In an age of mass incarceration and growing racial tension, how can a church committed to the flourishing of a whole city engage as ambassadors of reconciliation and restoration? Bryan Stevenson & Tim Keller will help us explore ways to sustain hope through a grace filled pursuit of justice and mercy as they draw from their own calling and work. The Q & A followin...

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