Quote of the Day

“The inclination of evangelicals, and particularly of fundamentalists, is to take for granted that the Bible approves participation in war and [to] classify all opposition to it as identified with the pacifism espoused by liberals. The evangelical fellowship should be better informed.”

— C.N. Hostetter, Jr., twentieth-century Brethren in Christ church leader and former president of Messiah College, in a 1954 letter to evangelical leader Carl F.H. Henry


About Devin Manzullo-Thomas

Father to Lucas. Husband to Katie. Prof and administrator at Messiah College. PhD student at Temple University. Member of Grantham BIC.
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2 Responses to Quote of the Day

  1. Karen D. says:

    I believe that C.N. Hostetter’s assessment is just as true today as it was over 50 years ago.

  2. Devin Manzullo-Thomas says:

    Karen: Too true!

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