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Middle East Peacebuilder to Visit EMU/JMU

Elias Chacour, renowned Christian-Palestinian-Israeli ambassador for peace Elias Chacour, a renowned Christian-Palestinian-Israeli ambassador for peace, will make a visit to Eastern ...More

Student Named Undergraduate ‘Fellow’

Timothy H. Shenk, a student at Eastern Mennonite University, has been named a 2006 Undergraduate Fellow by The Fund for Theological Education (FTE). He is one of 70 students from across the country who have been awarded a fellowship as p ...More

Family of Ex-Profs Waits In Hopeful Mood

By Leah Nylen, Daily News-Record Ken and Kathryn Seitz were expected to be aboard a ship bound for Cyprus this morning. Back home, the Seitz family remained upbeat about the couple who have been on a humanitarian mission to Lebano ...More

Step Forth, People of Faith

Ronald S. Kraybill The headlines tell only part of the story: a venerated mosque decapitated in Samarra, Muslims and Christians slaughtering each other in Nigeria, raids on Christians in Egypt. Few W ...More

Palestinians Neglected, Trio Says

Sherene Abdulhadi (left), a Muslim Arab, Amira Hillal, a Christian Palestinian, and Roni Hammerman, a Jewish Israeli, speak at EMU ...More

Women to Discuss Mideast Peace Prospects

Three women representing three faith traditions will speak at Eastern Mennonite University Thursday, Oct. 27, on their shared vision of a peaceful resolution to the protracted Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Sherene Abdulhadi, a Muslim Palestinian from Jerusalem, Roni Hammerman, a Jewish Israeli from Jerusalem, and Amira Hillal, a Christian Palestinian from Beit Sahour in the West ...More

Symbol of Suffering and Death Offers New Life

I can feel it in the air, in my face, in my creaky bones. It’s still cool, even wintry-like at times, but change is happening – slowly, quietly, surely. Around our house, daffodils and tulips force their way through the crusty mulch, testing conditions, deciding whether to thrust forth with confidence or retreat to whence they came. Fat robins cavort in our yard ...More

CTP Program Plans Open House

EMU’s Conflict Transformation Program will hold its annual open house 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in Martin Chapel and the adjacent reception area of the seminary building. The event will open at 11 a.m. with multi-media presentations and music. The day will continue with a Middle Eastern lunch at 12:30 p.m. Several of the CTP stude ...More

Seminary Offering Holy Land Tour

Trip Leaders Dorothy Jean Weaver and Kevin Clark Photo by Jim Bishop Eastern Mennonite Seminary is making plans for a ...More

Middle Eastern Christians Add to Diversity of SPI

By Rachel B. Miller Moreland The MCC-sponsored Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) participants from the Middle East, from left: Suzanne Dababne, Bassem Thabet, Rita Sawaya, Nabil Korieh (Father Daniel), and Rev. Radi Atalla Iskandar. ...More