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Nancy Heisey

DEPARTMENT: Bible & Religion Dept

POSITION: Professor


POSITION: Associate Dean

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | RLN 302

PHONE: (540) 432-4050

EMAIL: nancy.heisey@emu.edu


BA, Messiah College
MDIV, Eastern Mennonite Seminary
MA, Temple University
PHD, Temple University


“Quatre Grandes Interprétations.” In Christ Seul. May 2018. forthcoming (No. 1087), 10-11.

“Introduction: Growing into service.” In Re-Envisioning Service: The geography of our Faith. Edited by Ray C. Gingerich and Pat Hostetter Martin. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2016, 17-19.

“Walking in conflict and reconciliation: Peace Commission.” Proceedings of Mennonite World Conference Assembly 16. Mennonite World Conference, 2017: 78-93.

With M.J. Heisey. Relief Work as Pilgrimage: “Mademoiselle Miss Elsie” in Southern France, 1945-1948. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015.

“Peace and Scripture: Mennonite Perspectives from the Global South.” In Struggles for Shalom: Peace and Violence Across the Testaments. Ed Laura L. Brenneman and Brad D. Schantz. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2014, 291-303.

“Remembering Dirk Willems: Memory and History in the Future of Ecumenical Relationships.” Journal of Ecumenical Studies. Vol. 47/3 (Summer 2012), 355-375.

“The Place of Prayer: Origen’s On Prayer as Map and Territory.” Christian Scholar’s Review (Fall 2007), 11-24.

“Pilgrimage, Place, and People: A History of the Locations of Mennonite World Conference Assemblies, 1925-2003. Church History 75:4 (December 2006), 849-879.

Origen the Egyptian: A Literary and Historical Consideration of the Egyptian Background in Origen’s Writings on Martyrdom. Nairobi: Paulines Publications Africa, 2000.

Scholarly Presentations and Abstracts

“Apostolicity as intersectionality: Laudatio Barnabae apostoli and the autocephaly of Cyprus.” Paper presented at North American Patristics Society. May 2017

“A theology of Anabaptist leadership.” Joint presentation with David Miller and Gilberto Perez, Jr. at Leading into the Common Good conference. April 2016.

“Children of Light.” Plenary presentation, Mennonite World Conference assembly, Harrisburg, PA. July 2015.