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EMU Welcomes 12 Faculty Members for 2013-14

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) welcomes 12 new faculty members for the 2013-14 academic year. The new faculty, announced by provost Fred Kniss, are: Amy Gillespie, EdD, assistant professor of the practice of nursing ...More

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Justice Lecture Features Renowned Poet

Julia Spicher Kasdorf will be the featured speaker during the Justice Lectures on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 3:30 p.m., and at 7 p.m., in Martin Chapel in the Seminary building. Spicher Kasdorf is an associate professor of English and women’s studies at Penn State University. She will address “Water: Mother of Many Names,” at the 3:30 p.m. session and “Mightier than the ...More

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Bible Students Explore Emerging Church, Set Future Foundation

Bible students are different now than they were in the 1990s when Peter Dula was a student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Students now, says Dula, Bible and religion department chair, want to “experiment” with what it means to be church and “dig deep into the meaning of Anabaptism, ...More

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Young Anabaptists Consider Mission in an “Occupied” World

How do Anabaptists do mission in a world with an “occupy” mentality? Young Anabaptist scholars will gather at Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) April 13-14 to discuss this at a conference titled, “#Occupy Empire: Anabaptism in God’s mission.” Brian Gumm and Aaron Kauffman, both in their final year at EMS, are organizin ...More

Knitting Together in Fellowship

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Grad gets scholarship for theological study

Nicholas L. (Nick) Detweiler-Stoddard, an entering master of divinity student at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, has been recognized as a young leader who demonstrates exceptional gifts for ministry by The Fund for Theological Education (FTE), based in Atlanta, Ga. ...More

Christian Artist to Lead Spiritual Life Week

Steven Mosley Steven Mosley, a writer, filmmaker and biblical storyteller from Orange County, Calif., will be primary resource person for spring spiritual life week Monday through Friday, Feb. 9-12, on the theme, “God’s Word in Our Lives.” Activities wil ...More

Goshen Prof to Address ‘Sexuality’ Theme in Chapels

Keith Graber Miller, professor of Bible, religion and philosophy at Goshen College Keith Graber Miller, professor of Bible, religion and philosophy at Goshen (Ind.) College, will speak Wednesday and Thursday ...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

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