Hear History Professor Emeritus Gerald Brunk share an impersonation of Menno Simons.* Brunk’s rendition will challenge you to deepen your own life of faith, and to pursue your own calling. * “Menno Simons (1496 – 31 January 1561) was a former Catholic priest from the Friesland region of the Low Countries who became an influential Anabaptist religious leader. Simons was a contemporary… Read more »
Chapel Gathering in the Seminary
Powerpoint Slides Peter Dula offered a similar version of this Chapel Gathering at University Chapel on January 24. Does the arc of history really bend towards justice as King and Obama liked to say? Think theologically about hope and history with Professor Peter Dula as part of the Common Read Chapel Series on Between the… Read more »
Pastor Kirk Hanger speaks in Seminary Chapel Gathering from Acts 11:19-30 and Acts 13:1-5.
Dr. Nancy Heisey delivers the address at the Spring Semester 2018 opening convocation: “Not Knowing, Being Known.” Her remarks draw from Psalm 139 and 1 Samuel 3:1-10.
Dr. Andrea Dalton Saner, Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew Language at EMS, addresses Chapel Gathering around Psalm 88 and Romans 8:18-39. Context: Romans 8 is not an Advent text, but perhaps it could be. Advent is a season of waiting–perhaps of groaning–and repenting, preparing ourselves to be awake and ready for the coming… Read more »
Melody M. Pannell, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Chairperson for the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, speaks in Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary on the topic of, “Radical Anabaptist Womanism: Daring Daughters from Margin to Center.”
Trina Trotter Nussbaum is currently on research leave from the Center for InterFaith Engagement in order to finish work for her master’s degree in Conflict Transformation from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at EMU. She is writing a thesis and conducting a research study which is entitled: Self-Care May Not Be Enough: Secondary Traumatic… Read more »
Of Idols & Emperors (and Our Lives among Them) (Psalm 96.1-13; Matthew 22.15-22; and 1 Thessalonians1.1-10) Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation