Tag Archives: History

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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Born-Again Brethren in Christ: Weeks #14 and 15 — Too Much To Do

My fourteenth and fifteenth updates as I seek to write a publication-worthy article on the Brethren in Christ and American Evangelicalism.
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How American Evangelicalism Has Changed Since 1950

Theologian Roger E. Olson reflects on the shifts within Evangelicalism. I try to assess his argument vis-a-vis the Brethren in Christ.
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Brethren in Christ Scholar Discovers Forgotten Manuscript

This story is too good not to share again! How one Brethren in Christ scholar rediscovered a long-lost document from Zambian history.
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Thursday Morning at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies

A recap of my recent guest talk on River Brethren history, for a course on Anabaptist groups at Elizabethtown College
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Farewell, MCPC!

Saying goodbye to Messiah College’s Philadelphia campus, which will close this May after almost 50 years.
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“Retaining the Legacy” of Messiah College

Read Messiah College alumnus and education scholar Ernest L. Boyer’s take on the heritage of his alma mater
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I Can’t Wait to Read This Book!

Molly Worthen’s new history of American Evangelicalism looks fantastic, and promises to deepen my own scholarship on Evangelicalism and the Brethren in Christ.
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Revisiting Nonconformity

Here’s an excerpt from an article I wrote for the current issue of IN PART magazine, describing the Brethren in Christ’s historical and theological approach to the doctrine of nonconformity.
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BIC101: Reflections on Week #1

Some brief reflections on my first week of teaching a course on Brethren in Christ history and theology.
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