500 Years Later: Why the Reformation Still Matters

Wednesday, January 4, 10:30 AM - Wednesday, January 4, 11:30 AM


Underwritten by: I.C.N. Foundation

Karin Maag is the director of the H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies at Calvin College, one of the world's foremost collections of works on or by John Calvin. She is also a member of Calvin’s History department, having begun her work at Calvin in 1997. She obtained her PhD from the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland and is the author, editor, or translator of nine books, including Seminary or University? The Genevan Academy and Reformed Higher Education, 1560-1620; Worship in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Change and Continuity (co-edited with John Witvliet); and most recently, Lifting Hearts to the Lord: Worship with John Calvin in Sixteenth-Century Geneva. She has obtained five major grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities to direct summer seminars and institutes at Calvin College. The most recent of these, "Teaching the Reformation after 500 Years" brought twenty-five faculty and graduate students from across the US to Calvin College for an intensive three-week institute in July 2016.