Religion news

Twenty-four Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2018 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges, a national guidebook that recommends specific college departments to prospective students.

High school students are invited to participate in the second annual Living Your Faith (LYF), a one-week campus experience hosted by Northwestern College June 24–29.

Dr. Cambria Kaltwasser, assistant professor of religion at Northwestern College, presented a paper at the Los Angeles Theology Conference on Jan. 19, held at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif.

Peter Greer, president and CEO of HOPE International, will speak in Northwestern College’s Christ Chapel at 10:05 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.

Dr. Brent Strawn, professor of Old Testament at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, will speak at Northwestern College Oct. 9 and 10.

Dr. Jason Lief has received a $5,000 grant from the Science for Youth Ministry Initiative to develop a course on faith and science for Northwestern College’s youth ministry curriculum.

Seven join Northwestern College faculty
Northwestern College welcomed seven new full-time faculty members with the start of classes this fall.

Dr. John Hubers co-led a panel at the annual meeting of the Association of Professors of Mission.

Religion professor Dr. Jason Lief has published a book about the symbolic connections between Christianity and music by bands like Metallica.

Northwestern College religion prof Dr. John Vonder Bruegge has been invited to participate in a seminar on ancient Greece July 24–30 at Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies.