Zylstra Grants

The Story of the Secularization of the West
Outside Western Europe and North America, the world seems to be getting more religious, not less. What if secularization is not the inevitable future of religion in all societies, but one of many possible futures?
Demystifying the Book of Judges
With funding from a 2016-17 Zylstra grant, Dr. David Beldman has published two books, and is writing a third, that unpack the book of Judges for postmodern Christians.
The Public Impact of Christian Research
With the 2017-18 Zylstra grants, Redeemer faculty bring Christian influence to bear the history of secularization and pollution in local watersheds.
Rethinking Religion
Dr. Kevin Flatt aims to change how we understand the history of secularization.
The Common Good
Redeemer faculty bring Christian influence to bear on sexual violence on campus, apocalyptic literature, and pollution in local watersheds
Monitoring pollution in Hamilton watersheds
Dr. Edward Berkelaar and Dr. Darren Brouwer will monitor pollution in Hamilton watersheds with funding from a second Zylstra grant.
The impact of religious faith on desire
Why do religious youth tend to avoid negative behaviours? Shaping desires may more important than the resistance of temptations, Redeemer researcher theorizes.
Strangers in a strange land
The Book of Judges and contemporary Christianity.
EcoAtwood meets EcoChristianity
Dr. Deborah Bowen explores environmental apocalypse and hope in Margaret Atwood’s "MaddAddam" trilogy.
Relationship Violence: Are Christian colleges safer?
Are Christian colleges safer for women? Redeemer researcher looks for answers about sexual assault on Christian campuses.
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