The CCCS Podcast
By Calvin College
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The Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship exists to coordinate and provide leadership for the project of advancing and improving intentional Christian scholarship at Calvin College. "Intentional Christian scholarship" means research and reflection that deliberately bring the resources of the Christian faith to bear upon a subject, whether by scrutinizing the fundamental premises of a theory or a field; by elaborating the ethical consequences of social structures, research methods, or ways of thought; by creating imaginative or artistic works; or by helping Christians understand their world better through the critical appropriation of new work being done in the academy.
||CleanThe Evangelicals and the Social Question||Evangelicals and the Social Question||10/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGrace Notes||A review of "Tender Mercies," the 1983 co-production of leading man Robert Duvall and screenwriter Horton Foote.||10/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRisen Indeed!||“Christian fiction” which tried hard to avoid the sentimentalism and propagandizing that so often mar the brand. Certainly few people walked the harder edges of life or wrote about them more grippingly than Lawrence Dorr.||10/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanFire on My Mind||Virginia Stem Owens addresses the modern environment movement in 1983. This article was published in The Reformed Journal in 1983.||10/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWhere in the World?||Virginia Stem Owens addresses the modern environment movement in 1983. This article was published in The Reformed Journal in 1983.||4/26/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGetting God's Joke [On Frederick Buechner]||Roy Anker, professor of English at Calvin College, reviewed Frederick Buechner’s 1977 book "Telling the Truth: The Gospel as Tragedy, Comedy, and Fairy Tale" for the December 1978 issue of the Reformed Journal.||3/8/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThoughts for Teachers||“Thoughts for Teachers” appeared in the Reformed Journal in September 1954 and captures the method as well as the message of the magazine in its early days. The author of the piece, Henry Zylstra, was one of the Journal’s founding editors.||2/21/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGraham and Hope||Richard Mouw reflects as a loyalist's protest to both Reformed Christian thinking as well as American Evanglicalism, cloaking tough love in hard-edged humor.||2/11/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLike a Shot to the Heart||Listen to Cornelius Plantinga, Jr. speak about the fact that some preachers and sermons are more memorable than others.||1/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThere Were These Shepherds, Abiding...||Rod Jellema recalls Sunday School Christmas pageants with uncommon brilliance, The Reformed Journal, 1974.||1/7/2013||Free||View In iTunes|