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Seminary Alums Launch Blog for Young Adults

Where do young adults go to discuss what’s right with the church, not just what’s wrong with it? Two Eastern Mennonite Seminary alumni have created a blog and web magazine to provide a forum for young adults who are committed to staying in the institutional church but want to discuss what that means. "Work and ...More

Student-Run Peacebuilding Conference Scheduled for February

The annual student-run peacebuilding conference for all Anabaptist colleges is coming to EMU soon! Our students are hosting the 2010 event, which will focus on ‘Backyard Peacebuilding – Cultivating Peace in our Neighborhoods.’ Read more… ...More

Historians Examine Amish, Mennonite Response to Civil War Conflict

James O. Lehman, librarian emeritus at EMU and archivist for Virginia Mennonite Conference Two experts in Anabaptist studies have collaborated on the first scholarly examination of pacifism during the Civil War. “Mennonites, Amish and the American Civil War,& ...More

President Addresses Global Warming, Creation Care

Matt Frei, chief Washington, D.C., correspondent for the BBC, interviewed President Loren Swartzendruber on creation care from an Anabaptist perspective for a BBC production about Christian response to global warming; the pro ...More

Anabaptist Theology– A Treasure?

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EMU Forms Science and Religion Society

Those who seek to plow straight rows and grow healthy crops in the fields of science and religion often encounter many rocks and other obstacles in their path. A group of EMU faculty from a cross-section of departments are seeking to improve growing conditions ...More

EMU Student Wins Oratorical Contest

Sharon Kniss Photo by Jim Bishop Sharon E. Kniss, a third-year Eastern Mennonite Student student from Harrisonburg, has won the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest held Mar. 18 on campus. Ms. Kniss took first place in the annual competit ...More

Believers Church Conference Explores Politics and Pacifism

“This world of 6.2 billion people is a different place than it was a generation or two ago. We in the Western hemisphere need to adjust our lenses to see it in new ways.” ...More