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1996 alumna to give peace lecuture

A 1996 Eastern Mennonite University graduate will return to her alma mater to give a C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture. Laura L. Brenneman, now an assistant professor of religion and director of peace and conflict studies at Bluffton (Ohio) University, will speak on “What Does Peace Have to Do With Freedom” at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 9, in room 123 of the seminary building at E ...More

Profs to Lead Forum on ‘Homosexuality’

Ted Grimsrud Mark Thiessen Nation The book is availa ...More

Prominent Philosopher to Speak on ‘Justice’

Nicholas Wolterstorff Nicholas Wolterstorff, professor emeritus of philosophy at Yale University and currently a visiting professor at the University of Virginia, will give two lectures on "justice" Thursday, Nov. 13, at Martin Chapel of the seminary buildi ...More

Prof Bikes, Walks or Takes the Bus

Nancy R. Heisey is being taken for a ride, but she’s not objecting. Dr. Heisey, chair of the Bible and religion department, is "trying to do my responsible part" in caring for the environment by leaving her car at her home on Lee Avenue in Harrisonburg and getting to campus by other means. ...More

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