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Speech-Winner Ties Conflict to Systemic Injustice

A call for peace echoed throughout the University Commons as eight Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) students raised their voices for peacemaking in the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratory contest. Rose Byler, a senior social work major from Goshen ...More

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

Prominent Philosopher to Speak on ‘Justice’

Nicholas Wolterstorff Nicholas Wolterstorff, professor emeritus of philosophy at Yale University and currently a visiting professor at the University of Virginia, will give two lectures on "justice" Thursday, Nov. 13, at Martin Chapel of the seminary buildi ...More

Mennonite Professors Gather in Harrisonburg

At the fourth annual conference of Mennonite higher-education faculty – held this year for the first time at EMU – two keynote speakers approached the theme, “Creation, Christ and the Classroom,” from opposite perspectives, theological and temporal. They spoke Aug. 8-9 to about 45 faculty, plus several graduate students, from schools including Kansas’ Beth ...More

President Addresses Global Warming, Creation Care

Matt Frei, chief Washington, D.C., correspondent for the BBC, interviewed President Loren Swartzendruber on creation care from an Anabaptist perspective for a BBC production about Christian response to global warming; the pro ...More

THE MORAL IMAGINATION, The Art and Soul of Building Peace

John Paul Lederach ...More

Bible Profs Confer at EMU

Laura Brenneman and J. Denny Weaver from Bluffton University participate in the meeting of undergraduate Bible faculty held at EMU. Eighteen faculty members ...More