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Tag Archives: The Bible
Some reflections on the 2010 Sider Institute conference, “Tradition: Burden or Blessing?”
“The Devil in Cap and Gown,” or Another Connection Between Fundamentalism and the Brethren in Christ
As a student at Princeton University in the 1920s, Roy H. Wenger received a pamphlet from Mary Zook warning him of the dangers of “higher criticism” of the BIble. The act shows that some Brethren in Christ were concerned about the advance of liberalism in the Church. Continue reading
As General Conference 2010 convenes in Grantham, Pa., today’s Photo Friday installment highlights everybody’s favorite Conference event: Bible quizzing! Continue reading
If it isn’t already there, the April 2010 edition of “Brethren in Christ History and Life” will soon arrive in mailboxes throughout North America. Let’s explore some of the issue’s best articles. Continue reading
The Brethren in Christ were (and are) not fundamentalists. This— thankfully—has been the long-held contention of many Brethren in Christ historians. While debates about “the fundamentals of the faith” raged on in schools and churches across the United States in … Continue reading