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Ted Grimsrud

POSITION: Adjunct Faculty



Ted Grimsrud is Senior Professor of Peace Theology. Prior to joining the faculty at EMU in 1996, he served 10 years as a pastor in Mennonite churches in Arizona, Oregon and South Dakota. He is especially interested in the connection between Christian theology and pacifism. He is married to Kathleen Temple and is Elias’s and Marja’s grandfather. One of his latest books, published in November, 2014 by Cascade Books, is The Good War That Wasn’t—And Why It Matters: The Moral Legacy of World War II.. He blogs at He has a website that gathers his writings at


BS, University of Oregon (Science Journalism)
MA, Mennonite Biblical Seminary (Peace Studies)
PHD, Graduate Theological Union (Religion and Society)

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