Category - mennonite

  • 2 Dec 2011

    A recent press comment from Mennonite World Conference acts as a helpful reminder of an important declaration inviting belief communities - faith-based and otherwise - to commit to peace in the midst of a world still riven with conflict and religiously- or ideologically-sanctioned violence.

  • 2 Dec 2011

    Mennonite leaders have reflected positively on their recent experiences of a day of reflection, dialogue and personal prayer in Assisi, Italy.

  • 21 Nov 2011

    Mennonites have been reflecting on the significance of the recent second international gathering of the Global Christian Forum (GCF).

  • 11 Nov 2011

    Mennonites have planted two trees in the 'Luthergarten' in Wittenberg, Germany, to mark the deepening of Mennonite-Lutheran relations.

  • 11 Oct 2011

    An NGO supported by Mennonites has made a significant contribution to the Lutheran church's work at refugee camps serving the Horn of Africa.

  • 18 Aug 2011

    Theology is ‘wrestling with the unfathomable mystery of God’, but to enlighten rather than to obscure, says Simon Barrow, paying tribute to two Mennonite scholars and pastors, Alan and Eleanor Kreider, as part of a festschrift entitled 'Forming Christian Habits in Post-Christendom'.

  • 25 Jun 2011

    Edinburgh will be awash with military symbolism and celebration today (25 June 2011), as the city hosts the national event for Armed Forces Day - which David Cameron last year said should be “an explosion of red white and blue all over the country.” That thought may cause SNP First Minister Alex Salmond at least a moment's hiccup as he stands next to the PM on the podium!

  • 20 Jun 2011

    The Lutheran World Federation council has approved plans for three-way talks that will include Lutherans, Roman Catholics, and Mennonites.

  • 9 Jun 2011

    Goshen College, a Mennonite liberal arts institution, has reversed its 2010 decision to play an instrumental version of the US national anthem.

  • 9 Jun 2011

    For many people these days, much 'religion' has become synonymous with division, bigotry and violence. Sadly, there is plenty of good evidence that this is so. But it is not the whole picture. There are very strong faith traditions that point in exactly the opposite direction.