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Church historian leaves book legacy to EMU

He donated or sold 12,000 or more books to EMU and contributed in numerous other ways to the school over a 60-year period. Irvin B. Horst, 94, currently resides at Oak Lea at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community. The Anabaptist scholar’s professional career took him to several European countries and lengthy teaching stints in Holland and at EMU. His spouse, Ava Rohrer Horst, d ...More

Speakers Recount Historical Meeting in EMU Class

Paul Peachey (center) makes a point in the Mennonite History and Thought class as I.B. Horst (l.) and Calvin Redekop listen.Photo by Jim Bishop For 50 minutes on Friday morning, Feb. 18, in the President’s Room of Hartzler Library, ...More