Acton Institute

The Acton Institute announces busy slate of events

by (CaitHn)

Submitted 11-19-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Since moving into its new downtown building last year, the Acton Institute has developed a broad community enrichment program for local residents - with a little bit of something for everyone. The focal point for the diverse public offerings on...

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Symposium breaks new ground, applies common grace to the business world

by (msk23)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under

On Friday, Oct. 31, theologians, scholars and business people will converge on Calvin’s campus for the Symposium on Common Grace in Business. Conceived and co-sponsored by the Calvin business department and the Acton Institute, the symposium...

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"Walking on Water - Azurite" offers rare opportunity to view Nihonga art

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 10-01-2014 under OPINION

Step out of the frenzy of ArtPrize and into the "slow art" of Makoto Fujimura. ArtPrize is an amazing experience, but it can become an all-you-can-see visual cacophony. In loving the art we can work ourselves into a state that is...

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Acton on Tap event to provide forum to discuss threats to religious liberty

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 01-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Thus states the First Amendment.  But is religious liberty in the U.S. being eroded? That question will be discussed...

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New building marks new era for Acton Institute

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 03-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

March 6 marked the beginning of Acton Institute’s active use of its new home, a now-renovated former department store and office building at 98 E. Fulton St.  The institute was formerly housed in leased space at the Waters Building...

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