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About CFI

The Center for Faith and Inquiry is devoted to promoting vibrant faith and serious intellectual life. It is located on the campus of Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts.

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MISSION
The Center for Faith and Inquiry is dedicated to promoting first-order scholarship, reflection, creativity, and conversation, drawing from Christian intellectual and spiritual traditions, the various academic disciplines, and the wisdom found in societies and cultures at large. The insights and ideas derived from our work aim to serve Gordon College, the Body of Christ, and the common good.

HISTORY
The Center for Faith and Inquiry (CFI) was originally named the Center for Christian Studies (CCS). It was founded at Gordon College in 1994 under the leadership of then Provost Stan Gaede and Harold Heie, who returned from Messiah College to Gordon (where he taught mathematics from 1975 to 1980) to serve as the Founding Director. During the fall of 1994, Heie and Gaede worked together to define the mission of the Center and its principal goals. Read more...

Gordon College Center for Faith and Inquiry
255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA 01984


978.867.4227