Dora Dueck, member of Jubilee Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, won The Malahat Review’s 2014 novella prize. Chosen from 221 submissions, Dueck’s story “The Mask” was awarded $1,500 and publication in the…
Author: Sarah Klassen
Mia Wittenberg begins her final year in her Winnipeg high school with youthful enthusiasm and hope for the future, but as she observes her family and friends’ struggles with priorities, morals, addictions, and failing hopes, her enthusiasm wanes.
Winnipeg Canadian Mennonite University presented its CMU Blazer Distinguished Alumni Awards on Sept. 28, 2012, in the Laudamus Auditorium, honouring alumni Bill Janzen (CMBC 1966–1967), Sarah Klassen (MBBC ’62), Patrice Nagant (CMU ’01), and Bonita Sawatzky (CMBC…
Marpeck: A Life of Dissent and ConformityAuthor:Walter Klaasen and William KlassenPilgram Marpeck (1495-1556), unlike many Anabaptists of his time, did not die a martyr’s death. Instead, he “lived on the edge, carefully navigating his fervent commitment to witnessing to an Anabaptist vision of the gospel alongside his more public persona as a highly skilled professional living in relative political and financial security.” How he managed the tensions of such navigation in an era when Catholics and Protestants were at each other’s throats, and the Turks a constant threat, is central to this book.