Students from seven Anabaptist colleges wrapped up a three-day Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship Conference, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2014, at Eastern Mennonite University by deciding to issue the Shenandoah Confession, drafted in the style and spirit of ...More
Andrea Saner will help Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) and undergraduate students find connections between the ancient texts of the Old Testament and our modern world and church life. The newest member of the Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) and seminary faculty, Saner has been named assistant professor of Old Testament and Hebrew language.
Bible students are different now than they were in the 1990s when Peter Dula was a student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Students now, says Dula, Bible and religion department chair, want to â€śexperimentâ€ť with what it means to be church and â€śdig deep into the meaning of Anabaptism, ...More
How do Anabaptists do mission in a world with an â€śoccupyâ€ť mentality?
Young Anabaptist scholars will gather at Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) April 13-14 to discuss this at a conference titled, “#Occupy Empire: Anabaptism in God’s mission.”
Brian Gumm and Aaron Kauffman, both in their final year at EMS, are organizin ...More
A 10-year-old interfaith dialogue between Mennonite and Muslim scholars â€“ held in Canada and Iran over the years â€“ continued in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada) in early June.
The dialogue, hosted by Canadian Mennonite University (CMU), Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), and co-hosted by Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) and Conrad Grebel University was the fifth of its kind and brought ...More
Eastern Mennonite University will culminate its 2010-11 school year with its 93rd annual commencement exercises 1 p.m. Sunday, May 1, on the front lawn of campus, weather permitting.
President Loren Swartzendruber will confer 451 degrees – 320 undergraduate (including 119 Adult Degree Completion Program graduates), 120 graduate, (5 gradua ...More
The public is invited to attend an in-depth panel presentation on “US Foreign Policy and How It Affects Americans” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 10, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU.
The presentation, sponsored by the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP ...More
Students may grow cafeteria produce on a campus farm.
Jews, Muslims and Christians may nurture interfaith understanding via an Abrahamic traditions studies center.
These proposals come from a smorgasbord of about 30 submitted by EMU students, faculty, staff and friends at the invitation of an ad-hoc "Micah Think Tank." Each of these visions, unveiled at a March 23-24 ...More
An Iraqi-Muslim advocate for peace and reconciliation, who received support from Christian organizations for his work in trauma-healing, has been killed.
Dr. Alharith Abdulhameed Hassan, 56-year-old professor of psychiatry at the University of Baghdad, was shot while traveling to work on Dec. 6, according to an e-mail sent in mid-January by his bereaved widow, Maysa Hussam Jaber, to f ...More
The first title of “Polyglossia,” a new radical reformation book series, was released at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature (AAR/SBL) in Washington, DC, Nov. 18-22, 2006.
The series editors include Peter Dula, assistant professor in the Bible and religion department at Eastern M ...More