Tag Archives: Peace

A Great Evening with Some Young Historians

Here’s a recap of this week’s “What Young Historians Are Thinking” event.
If you're hanging out with young historians, you have to take a selfie. Participants from left to right: Ted Maust, Joel Nofziger (from Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society), Moira Mackay, Brooke Strayer, and me Continue reading

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Brooke Strayer Continues Her Historical Activism on the Brethren in Christ Peace Position

My former student sharing her research on the history of the Brethren in Christ peace position yet again!
Former Messiah College student Brooke Strayer giving a presentation on the history of the Brethren in Christ peace position at the 2014 Conference on Faith and History undergraduate research conference. Yes, those are surfboards behind her -- she's presenting in the Pepperdine University Surfboard Museum! Continue reading

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A Short Introduction to Anabaptism

Here’s a short introduction to Anabaptism, courtesy of Carlisle Brethren in Christ Church senior pastor Josh Crain.
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Brethren in Christ Weren’t the Only “Holiness Pacifists” in the Early 20th Century

if you agree that most Brethren in Christ think of our “peace position” as a conviction emerging from our Anabaptist heritage alone, think again: some new books suggest that Holiness and Pentecostal groups might have embraced a peace position, too.
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Quote of the Day

A quote to make you think, courtesy of twentieth-century Brethren in Christ church leader E. J. Swalm.
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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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2014 Schrag Lecture at Messiah College

A recap of the 2014 Schrag Lectures at Messiah College
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