Author Archives: Devin Manzullo-Thomas

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.

The Future of The Search for Piety and Obedience

Faithful readers of The Search for Piety and Obedience will have noticed that things have been rather quiet around here lately. That’s because this blog, in its current form, is coming to an end. Continue reading

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Looking Back at Upland College

Upland College was a Brethren in Christ college that operated in Southern California for nearly 45 years. Financial hardships forced its closure in 1965, and it merged with another Brethren in Christ institution — Messiah College in Pennsylvania — that … Continue reading

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Brethren in Christ on the World Wide Web

A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.
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Ernest L. Boyer on Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Read Dr. Ernest L. Boyer’s reflections on the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader whose memory was honored in the U.S. yesterday.
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Brethren in Christ on the World Wide Web

A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.
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Ring in the New Year, John Wesley-Style

In the spirit of the new year, read a snippet from the journal of John Wesley, founder of the Wesleyan movement, who observed the start of 1785 in a unique way.
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Merry Christmas! And a Word about the Blog.

Merry Christmas to the faithful readers of The Search for Piety and Obedience! Continue reading

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Born-Again Brethren in Christ: Week #17 — Women and the Evangelical Turn (Part 1)

My seventeenth update as I seek to write a publication-worthy article on the Brethren in Christ and American Evangelicalism.
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A Great Evening with Some Young Historians

Here’s a recap of this week’s “What Young Historians Are Thinking” event.
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What Young Historians Are Thinking

Tonight, the Sider Institute and the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society will present our annual “What Young Historians Are Thinking” event. Looking forward to seeing some blog readers there!
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