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Pat Martin

Pat Hostetter Martin

Pastoral Chaplaincy Before entering the Conflict Transformation Program (CTP) of Eastern Mennonite University, my husband Earl and I spent 16 years relating to the programs and personnel of the Mennonite Central Committee in Southeast Asia.  We moved to Harrisonburg in 1997 and I enrolled in the CTP’s Master’s in Conflict Transformation program. Following my graduation in 1998, I accepted a leadership role ...More

The First and Foremost: Summer Peacebuilding Institute

In the summer of 1994, about 40 peace and development workers gathered on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University for a one-week seminar called “Frontiers in International Peacebuilding.” It was the first official event held by what is now known as the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, or CJP, which was then so fledgling it ...More

Hospital chaplain

Pat Hostetter Martin, ’64, MA ’98 Harrisonburg, Virginia Pat Hostetter Martin arrived at CTP at age 50, after serving for 16 years with her husband Earl in Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) programs in Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and the Philippines) and at MCC headquarters in Akron, Pennsylvania. “We knew we wanted to be ...More

From Self And Community To Systems

Mental health worker – Professor – Schoolteacher – Full-time parent – Mediator – Lawyer – PhD student Administrator – Writer – Consultant – Newspaper editor – Hospital staffer – UN official – Computer engineer – Grandmother – Priest The post-EMU paths followed by CJP’s 36 earliest graduates are as diverse as the 10 countries in ...More

Respectful Engagement With Iran

EMU’s Third Way In the weeks after September 24, 2007, when Columbia University’s president, Lee C. Bollinger, introduced his invited guest speaker, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, as a “petty and cruel dictator,” the media was full of support for Bollinger’s treatment of Ahmadinejad. Many of the writers piled on more insults. One prominent blogger described ...More