Alvarez Lecture Discusses Printing Errors

On March 8, as part of the month-long Manifold Greatness exhibit and lecture series, Dr. Pablo Alvarez, Outreach Librarian and Curator at the Special Collections Library at the University of Michigan, came to Van Wylen to discuss the process involved in the printing of the King James Bible that contributed to errors in the first […]

Preaching the Manifold Greatness

Rev. Dr. Trygve Johnson, Dean of the Chapel at Hope College, presented the second lecture of the month-long Manifold Greatness exhibit and programing series on March 6. The lecture, entitled “Preaching the Manifold Greatness: Lessons from the Authorized Version” both provided a brief history of the climate that led to the creation of the King […]

Manifold Greatness Opens with Lecture and Reception

Van Wylen’s month-long hosting of the traveling Manifold Greatness exhibit opened on March 2 with a lecture from Dr. Marc Baer of the history department and a reception afterwards. In his lecture, Dr. Baer explained the many political and religious factors that created an environment conducive for the translating and publication of the King James […]

Visiting Writers Series: Nancy Eimers and Bill Olsen

The Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series will continue on March 6 with readings from poets Nancy Eimers and Bill Olsen. Nancy Eimers has published four collections of poetry in the past 11 years, three of which are available in Van Wylen Library. Several of her poems have also been published in literary journals. Her most […]