Tag Archives: Identity

“What Is an Evangelical?”

Answering a difficult question with Messiah College professor John Fea. Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Recapturing the Religious Roots of Messiah College

Today’s Photo Friday takes a look at a pivotal moment in the history of Messiah College, a school started by the Brethren in Christ Church.
Three Messiah College leaders (L to R) -- Trustee Ernest L. Boyer, President Rodney J. Sawatsky, and President D. Ray Hostetter -- at Sawatsky's inauguration in 1994. (Brethren in Christ Historical Library and Archives) Continue reading

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Putting “Seriousness” Into Action: Reflections on the 2012 Sider Institute Study Conference

Some long-overdue reflections on the 2012 Sider Institute study conference.
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Quote of the Day

A quote to make you think, courtesy of twentieth century Brethren in Christ bishop, minister, and evangelist Charlie B. Byers. Continue reading

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“Legalism” and “Liberalism”: Important Terms in the Brethren in Christ Vocabulary

How did the terms “legalism” and “liberalism” function within the lexicon of post-World War II Brethren in Christ leaders?
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Off to Mexico City!

I’m currently en route to Mexico City, where I’ll be presenting a paper about Brethren in Christ history at an international colloquium on Protestantism in the Americas. Check out a sneak peek of my paper.
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Hostetter’s The Soul of the Brethren in Christ Now Available To Buy Online

Copies of this new interpretation of Brethren in Christ history and identity can be purchased for $12.99. Continue reading

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