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Born-Again Brethren in Christ: Week #2 & 3 — An Apology and a Methodological Reflection

My second and third updates (since I missed one last week!) as I seek to write a publication-worthy article on the Brethren in Christ and American Evangelicalism.
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Born-Again Brethren in Christ: Week #1 — Some Personal Reflections

My first update as I seek to write a publication-worthy article on the Brethren in Christ and American Evangelicalism.
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Evangelicals on the “Uneasy Tension Between God and Country”

More follow up on Christians, nationalism, and celebrating “Independence Day” — this time from a decidedly Evangelical perspective.
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Some More Thoughts on Being American and Anabaptist

In the spirit of extending yesterday’s conversation about the tension of being American and confessing Anabaptism — especially on national holidays — here’s a roundup of articles on the topic.
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Celebrating “Independence Day” as an Anabaptist

Some thoughts on my antipathy about celebrating American independence on July 4th.
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Follow Me as I Write About “Born-Again Brethren in Christ”

Follow along with me as I blog about the process of writing a publication-worthy article on the Brethren in Christ and American Evangelicalism.
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Thursday Morning at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies

A recap of my recent guest talk on River Brethren history, for a course on Anabaptist groups at Elizabethtown College
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Tracing the Trajectory of the Brethren in Christ Peace Position

A report on Messiah College senior Brooke Strayer’s presentation on the trajectory of the Brethren in Christ peace position in the 20th century.
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Photo Friday: Imagining “An Alternative to the Sword”

Today’s Photo Friday excerpt focuses on Brethren in Christ Ronald J. Sider’s historic 1984 speech to Mennonite World Conference and his call to imagine an Anabaptist “alternative to the sword.”
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Reflections on “Historic Religious Roots” Symposium

A belated report on my participation in the “Historic Religious Roots and the Future of Higher Education” symposium, held at Cedarville University in April 2014.
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