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With ‘7×7 Laments,’ artist explores revelations of sexual abuse within the church, evokes discord with ‘rays of hope’

When Jerry Holsopple entered his sabbatical at Wesley Theological Seminary’s Luce Center for Art and Religion last year, he wasn’t sure where it would take him. It ended up being ... read more about With ‘7×7 Laments,’ artist explores revelations of sexual abuse within the church, evokes discord with ‘rays of hope’

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Photography class photos helped efforts to block Atlantic Coast Pipeline on sensitive sections of national forestland

Striking photos taken by an Eastern Mennonite University professor and his students of a rarely seen, endangered salamander supported citizen lobbying that may have influenced a U.S. Forest Service decision ... read more about Photography class photos helped efforts to block Atlantic Coast Pipeline on sensitive sections of national forestland

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Commissioned theatrical work with live music retells the Gospels in ‘challenging’ and ‘surprising’ ways

Justin Poole, assistant professor of theater at Eastern Mennonite University, and professional composer and musician Jim Clemens present “The Gospel Project: A Theatrical Journey through the Life of Jesus Christ.” The ... read more about Commissioned theatrical work with live music retells the Gospels in ‘challenging’ and ‘surprising’ ways

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EMU’s Center for Interfaith Engagement presents free film series featuring social justice leaders from around the world

The Center for Interfaith Engagement (CIE) at Eastern Mennonite University presents the film series “Across Cultures: Profiles in Courage and Resilience,” featuring 12 films of various genres, including fiction and ... read more about EMU’s Center for Interfaith Engagement presents free film series featuring social justice leaders from around the world

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Winsome creatures from Appalachia take the stage in Tony-nominated musical ‘A Year with Frog and Toad’

Singing and dancing animals in Eastern Mennonite University’s MainStage Theater? A fly fishing frog and toad, an Appalachian Trail-hiking snail and mining moles? A community of critters showing how delightful ... read more about Winsome creatures from Appalachia take the stage in Tony-nominated musical ‘A Year with Frog and Toad’

Eastern Mennonite University's annual music gala showcases the many students

Annual gala concert features rare opportunity to hear ‘Concert Selections from Leonard Bernstein’s MASS’

Leonard Bernstein’s “MASS,” commissioned by Jacqueline Kennedy for the 1971 dedication of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., is subtitled “A Theatre Piece for ... read more about Annual gala concert features rare opportunity to hear ‘Concert Selections from Leonard Bernstein’s MASS’