My former student sharing her research on the history of the Brethren in Christ peace position yet again!
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 report on Messiah College senior Brooke Strayer’s presentation on the trajectory of the Brethren in Christ peace position in the 20th century.
Today’s Photo Friday excerpt focuses on Brethren in Christ Ronald J. Sider’s historic 1984 speech to Mennonite World Conference and his call to imagine an Anabaptist “alternative to the sword.”
A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.
In an 1964 interview conducted by the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Archives, Ray I. Witter — bishop in the mid-century Brethren in Christ Church and cousin to President Dwight D. Eisenhower — describes his church, his memories of…read more