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EMU Participates in Peace Oratorical Contest

Anna Engle, a freshman history & social science education major with a TESL endorsement, won the grand prize award at EMU. Six EMU students took part in the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest held March 28 on campus. Anna Engle, a freshman ...More

Student Baptized in Jordan on Easter

EMU student John A. Tyson said he “had thought about it for some time and felt that the time and place were right.” And so, early on Easter Sunday, 2008, the EMU junior biblical studies and philosophy major from Lansdale, Pa., was baptized in the Jordan River into the community of faith. ...More

EMU Furthers Catholic-Anabaptist Dialogue

Father George McLean (r.), general editor, presents Paul Peachey with a copy of his book "Building Peace and Civil Society: An Autobiographical Report from a Believers’ Church" (Washington, D.C.: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2007). Chapters 1-16 is a collection ...More

Mennonite Authors Share Memoirs in New Book

All authors were present for the unveiling (standing, l. to r.): Paul Peachey, John R. Martin, Gerald R. Brunk, Calvin E. Shenk, Nancy V. Lee, Robert Lee (co-editor), Calvin W. Redekop, Myron S. Augsburger, Esther K. Augsburger, Edward. B. Stoltzfus. (Seated, l. to r.): James R. Bombe ...More

Collins: Faith and Science Are Compatible

By David Reynolds, Daily News-Record Dr. Francis Collins, a renowned geneticist and a Christian, surprised the audience with a touching hymn near the end of his lecture on the intersection of science and faith. Like many young doctors, Fran ...More

Senior Wins Peace Contest

Nicholas L. (Nick) Stoddard, a senior biblical studies major An EMU student has received first prize in the bi-national C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest. Nicholas L. (Nick) Stoddard, a senior biblical studies major from Well ...More

Mennonite Delegation to Vatican Includes EMU Professor

When Mennonites from 10 countries spent five days with Catholic Church leaders in Vatican City, each group was interested in learning to know the other better. The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity invited and hosted the Mennonite World Conference (MWC) delegation, Oct. 18 – 23, 2007. “We were so warmly welcomed that it was almost overwhelming,” ...More

Science Seminar Explores Spirituality and Health Issues

Dr. Keith G. Meador, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and co-director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke University Medical Center The intersection of spirituality and health is the focus of the next ...More

Alumni Honored for Service Efforts at Homecoming

The Alumni Association of EMU honored two of its graduates Sunday, Oct. 14, for their work in reflecting the school’s vision, mission and values. EMU President Loren Swartzendruber (right) offers a blessing during the Sunday mornin ...More

G.I. Lehman, Old Testament Prof, Dies

“A teacher in whose classroom wit and wisdom vied for supremacy.” G. Irvin (“G.I.”) Lehman, professor emeritus of Old Testament at EMU. That was one of many tributes paid to G. Irvin (“G.I.”) Lehman at a recognition and retirement dinn ...More