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New edition of classic ‘Mennonite Community Cookbook’ continues legacy of Mary Emma Showalter Eby

It was the first Menno­nite cookbook ever published by anything more than a  local congregation or a small regional printer. People have referred to this cookbook as the “mother” or “grandmother” of all Mennonite cookbooks. When one person heard the cookbook was about to be published in a new edition, s ...More

Seminary Dean’s Book More Than a Story

Ervin Stutzman, author of ‘Emma: A Widow Among the Amish,’suspects that his highly principled mom might blush about his latest book, which tells the true story of his widowed mother who raised six children, including one with a disability. Read more… ...More

EMU Acquires Rare 16th Century Book

Elwood Yoder shows the 1539 book printed on the Beck Press in Strasbourg, Germany, to Menno Simons Historical librarian Lois Bowman. Looking on is EMU senior Rachael L. Penman. Photo by Jim Bishop Elwood E. Yoder of Harrisonburg can’t quite believe what he had ...More

Veteran EMU Prof Co-Authors Church History Volume

Edsel Burdge (l). and Samuel L. Horst review the final draft of their book prior to publication in the Menno Simons Historical Library at EMU. Photo by Jim Bishop A retired EMU history professor has ...More