While I have been a proud member of the Mennonite Brethren (MB) family since 1984, I no longer count the number of times I have heard colleagues, friends, and various leaders confidently state that biblical inerrancy is “not our thing.”
How would you respond if someone you know was considering ending their life through medical assistance in dying (MAiD)?
You might be surprised to learn that a recent poll suggested that 80 percent of Canadians believe it should be easier to make their own end-of-life decisions. The poll also reported that 33 percent describe themselves as “enthusiastic supporters,”…
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Title: Unsettling Truths: The on-going, dehumanizing legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery.
Author: Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah
This book shines a damning light on the “Doctrine of Discovery,” the legal framework that grounded and justified European colonial rule of the Americas, and whose fallout continues to impact Indigenous lives to this day.
A missionary, mechanic and theologian. Director of the Centre for MB Studies Jon Isaak loves to explore how things work, whether tinkering with his veggie-oil powered car or inviting conversation…
Title: The Work of Theology
Author: Stanley Hauerwas
Stanley Hauerwas is retiring… well, kind of. Actually, it turns out that retirement is a non-biblical concept that demonstrates that “we now live in a culture that believes we have no stake in developing people of wisdom and memory.”
Entering the Wild: Essays on faith and writing
Author: Jean Janzen
Fans of Jean Janzen, the celebrated Mennonite poet, will be intrigued by her new memoir, Entering the Wild. Janzen’s book chronicles her life in a diverse collection of personal essays….
It usually happens – when Christians of different cultures meet, theological questions arise. This summer was no exception as Mennonite Brethren from North America met with Mennonite Brethren in the Democratic…