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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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New Book on Billy Graham and Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism

A new book on Billy Graham sheds light on a religious figure who decisively shaped American culture in the 20th century — as well as many religious communities, like the Brethren in Christ.
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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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What’s the Best Introduction to Pietism?

That’s basically the question my friend and Bethel University professor Chris Gehrz (better known as The Pietist Schoolman) raises and answers in his recent blog post. Gehrz’s post focuses on two books — Douglas Shantz’s An Introduction to German Pietism: Protestant … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: The Global Anabaptist Family

Today’s Photo Friday recounts the early participation of the Brethren in Christ in Mennonite World Conference, a global fellowship of Anabaptist churches.
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More with Less and the Evangelical-Anabaptist Impulse

The recent Messiah College Schrag Lecturer explains how the “More with Less” cookbook continues to inspire both Anabaptists and Evangelicals today.
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You Might Be an Anabaptist If…

. . . you can say “yes” to any of these “core convictions” of contemporary Anabaptism. Continue reading

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