Tag Archives: Wesleyan Holiness

Examining Brethren in Christ Theological Identity

Short reflections on the recent Brethren in Christ Theological Study Group gathering on Brethren in Christ theological identity.
National Director Alan Robinson speaks at yesterday morning's Theological Study Group meeting at Messiah Village (Mechanicsburg, Pa.). Continue reading

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Look Who I Found (Literally) Hanging Out at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

John Wesley!
English artist George Romney's 1788-89 portrait of John Wesley, on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Continue reading

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Brethren in Christ Weren’t the Only “Holiness Pacifists” in the Early 20th Century

if you agree that most Brethren in Christ think of our “peace position” as a conviction emerging from our Anabaptist heritage alone, think again: some new books suggest that Holiness and Pentecostal groups might have embraced a peace position, too.
A new book by Jay Beaman and Brian K. Pipkin Continue reading

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BIC101: Dusting Off the History of Messiah College

Another update on my class on Brethren in Christ history and life at Messiah College
The podium in the Archives, during a typical day of class Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “I’ve Got a Caption for This Picture…”

Today’s Photo Friday features a lighthearted image from the educational ministry of Luke L. Keefer, Jr.
Brethren in Christ educators Luke L. Keefer Jr., Al Long, and Arthur Climenhaga pose for a lighthearted picture while on a tour of England in 1993. (Brethren in Christ Historical Library and Archives) Continue reading

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April 2013 Issue of Brethren in Christ History and Life

What are your favorite articles in this most recent issue of the “Brethren in Christ History and Life” journal? Continue reading

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Greetings from Roxbury!

Today, I’m visiting Roxbury Holiness Camp, the oldest camp meeting in the Brethren in Christ Church.
Roxbury Holiness Camp circa 1937 Continue reading

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A Pietist-Spiritualist Corrective to Anabaptism

What is the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of the church — especially churches shaped by both Anabaptism and Pietism?
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Latest Issue of In Part Focuses on Wesleyanism

The most recent issue of In Part magazine focuses on the Wesleyan influence on the Brethren in Christ Church.
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Anabaptism, Pietism, and the Brethren in Christ’s “Original Brew”

Does Evangelicalism “water down” our theological “brew”? Or are Anabaptism, Pietism, and Wesleyanism the real “flavor-takers”?
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