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Scholars of religion and theology debate purpose and outcomes of interfaith dialogue

When the Center for Interfaith Engagement (CIE) at Eastern Mennonite University brings people of different religions together to talk, what’s the point? Should everyone water down their beliefs in order to find as much agreement as possible? Or, at the opposite extreme, should they be trying to convert each other? At a March 27, 2014, forum ...More

Yugo and Gracie

Living in an Asian slum to share journey of prayer, love, hope and justice

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EMU Hosts Interfaith Forum, Professor from Iran

Abraham’s Tent: A Center for Interfaith Engagement at EMU, hosted Dr. Rasoul Rasoulipour, a philosophy of religion professor in Tehran, Iran, for a day-long campus visit, May 25, 2010.   The highly engaging Drs. Akrami, Raso ...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

Seminary Course Promotes Inter-faith Dialogue

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EMU Tools Up for Fall Semester

According to the calendar, it’s still summer, but Eastern Mennonite University is gearing up for the start of the 2006 fall semester. The annual faculty-staff conference will be held Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 16-17, on the theme, “Mindfully Serving Together.” Wednesday sessions will be held at Massanetta Springs Conference Center east of Harrisonburg, and Thursday ...More

Challenges, Opportunities Face Christian Colleges

EMU President Loren E. Swartzendruber addresses the campus community at the opening convocation of the fall semester. Photo by Jim Bishop By Tom Mitchell, Daily News-Record Loren Sw ...More

WEMC Adds New Programs to Lineup

WEMC, 91.7 FM, the non-commercial, educational radio voice of EMU, has added three programs to its broadcast schedule, starting in October. WEMC general m ...More

‘Writers Read’ Program Underway for Fall

Lauren Winner The language and literature department will hold its first “Writers Read” program of fall semester 5:30 p.m. Thursday, ...More

Waco and Iraq – Parallels in Bloodshed

By Michael Hudson, The Roanoke Times Jayne Docherty, associate professor of conflict studie ...More